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  • Traffic cams, or revenue scams?

    SPRINGFIELD – A suburban legislator says its time to tow red light cameras to the junkyard.Rep. Davi ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Illinois 'fracking' off to slow start amid oil-price slump

    ST. LOUIS – The oil and gas drilling technique known as “fracking,” once trumpeted as a job-creating ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • Quinn departs office without final statement

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Former Gov. Pat Quinn left office in a tumult: dozens of clemencies, laws and executive orders signed.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Quinn leaves office without penning final statement

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Former Gov. Pat Quinn worked right up until his successor was sworn into office last week.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Illinois jobless rate falls to 6.2 percent, lowest since '08

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' unemployment rate fell in December to 6.2 percent. That's the lowest it has been in almost seven years and represents the nin ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it. The world's l ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois

    Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Officials to build new office near Chicago's United Center

    CHICAGO (AP) — Officials in Chicago have announced the construction of a new office building for the Bulls and Blackhawks near the United Center.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Colors, graphics might be added to Tollway signs

    DOWNERS GROVE (AP) — The Illinois Tollway will begin testing multiple-color messaging signs including pictures this year.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:08 am
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