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1 hr ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Boston will be hitting the road this summer for the first time since 2012. The band revealed a series of dates to promote their most recent album, ' Life, Love & Hope .'
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6 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
The Senate approved a resolution Thursday by a vote of 38-17 to set the revenue level at $34.5 billion - about 3 percent less than the number on which the current budget is based.
10 hrs ago | Free Republic
An Illinois woman who fought the state's ban on carrying concealed weapons after she was attacked now has her permit to have a handgun in public.
SPRINGFIELD ­­- A sea of yellow “Don't Tread on Me” flags flew over the front lawn of the state Capitol Wednesday as gun owners from across the state marched up the steps, called out lawmakers and crowded into the first-floor rotunda.
When George M. Pullman returned to Chicago in April, 1863, he renewed his partnership with Senator Benjamin C. Field and began to build sleeping/palace cars.
Contact: David E. Smith, Illinois Family Institute , 773-858-6602 SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 5, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- As a result of last month's irresponsible judicial decision in Cook County which usurps the proper legislative process, county clerks are now issuing same-sex "marriage" licenses across the state of Illinois.
One of the newest mailpieces from Sam Rosenberg, the Democratic candidate for the Illinois House in the 103rd District, gets an award for political chutzpah.
A growing campaign for a graduated income tax in Illinois could push more of the total tax burden onto some areas of the suburbs, where median incomes far outpace state averages, critics say.
Chloe Stirling poses for a photo with Jason Spengler, President of Spengler Plumbing, Heating & Cooling.
A proposal aimed at keeping the Illinois Poison Center open despite the state's budget woes has passed a House committee.
Q. I am thinking about retiring at 62. I will be earning $90,000 per year at the time of retirement.
A Springfield-area state senator is pushing legislation to establish a private-public partnership to raise money for repairs at the state fairgrounds.
Midwestern equestrians are galloping to the Illinois Horse Fair, as well as a host of horse shows, ranch sorting and roping events, hunter-jumper competitions, tack sales, and much more for the second weekend of March.
Springfield fire investigators are looking into a blaze that destroyed an east-side home and damaged a neighboring house in the 1900 block of South Taylort early Sunday morning.
Later this month, Gov. Pat Quinn will present his budget message. It won't be good enough for Republicans, at least one of whom wants to change the way the state budgets Springfield fire investigators are looking into a blaze that destroyed an east-side home and damaged a neighboring house in the
Bob was a fixture on the radio and TV for more than 40 years in central Illinois and his family thought it to be appropriate to establish scholarships so those studying to becomer journalists or otherwise, work in the broadcasting field may have some of their tuition costs funded.