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Quinn Stands To Collect $74,000 in Back Salary
Gov. Pat Quinn is set to get about $74,000 in back pay now that Illinois lawmakers have finally approved a pension deal.
6 hrs ago
EXCHANGE: Rochester doctor earns honors
In this Nov. 18, 2013 photo, Dr. Careyana Brenham, associate professor of family medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, observes as medical student Michelle Lewis uses a stethoscope to listen to patient Chris Watson's breathing at the Kumler United Methodist Church building in Springfield, Ill..
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Pension vote could alter Illinois governor's race
In this July 15, 2013 file photo, Republican state Sen. Kirk Dillard speaks to reporters after officially announcing his run for Illinois governor in 2014 outside his childhood home in Chicago.
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Statue sits along historic Route 66
Springfield Illinois is just one of the cities along the iconic Route 66 . The route that stretched from Chicago to California was made famous with stops along the way as well as the television show and lyrics from Bobby Troup's song that says, "If you ever plan to motor west Travel my way, the highway that's the best.
A Hard Lesson from Motown: They Will Steal Your Pension
Like Detroit firemen and policemen who paid their full pension dues, many Americans will be rewarded in old age by poverty.
The Capitol Fax Blog
Maybe this can wait
At this time of year, workers climb onto the roof of the Capitol and string those multi-colored holiday lights.
Lincoln Daily News
Christmas ceremony Saturday at Vietnam memorial in Springfield
The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial will host the 26th annual Christmas Remembrance ceremony for Illinois soldiers listed as prisoners of war or missing in action in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Baby powder in envelope that evacuated office across from Illinois Capitol
A Springfield fire official today said tests revealed baby powder was the suspicious white substance that fell out of an envelope in a building across from the Capitol.
Illinois pension fight likely shifting to courts
Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, top, congratulates Illinois Sen. Kwame Raoul, D-Chicago, after pension legislation passes while on the Senate floor at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in Springfield Ill.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
How Illinois pension deal could affect retirees
Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin , R-Burr Ridge, participates in a Pension Committee hearing Tuesday as Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan , D-Chicago, House staffer Heather Weir Vaught and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno , R-Lemont, observe at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.
The Village Voice
Lincoln's Log: Skylar Fein Probes Honest Abe's Sexuality
Norman Mailer once said that Marilyn Monroe "lived in a swamp of legends, lies, and factoids."
Suspicious letter sent to governor's office shutting down parts of Springfield, IL
There is something going on here in Springfield, IL. A suspicious letter was delivered to the governor's office.
Illinois starts driver's license tests for...
Illinois on Tuesday becomes the largest state in the nation to test undocumented immigrants seeking temporary drivers' licenses, but don't expect a stampede right away at Secretary of State facilities.
Lincoln Daily News
Historic sites help state executive mansion deck the halls
Thirty historic and museum sites in Illinois are contributing their expertise and artistic flair to create a one-of-a-kind display of holiday decorations at the state executive mansion this December.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Lawmakers convening special session on pensions
FOR USE MONDAY DEC. 2 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this May 8, 2013 filer photo, Service Employees International Union members rally in the capitol rotunda before a Senate hearing on pension legislation at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Pension Plan Goes to Illinois House, Senate
A bipartisan committee of lawmakers has approved a plan to deal with Illinois' $100 billion pension problem.
Those Aren't "Wise Men"
Illinois' has a long, demonstrated history of pension funding neglect. The U.S. government even found Illinois guilty of Pension Fraud! Illinois' has a long, demonstrated history of pension funding neglect.
The Wichita Eagle
Ill. lawmakers prepare for pension vote
Illinois Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, speaks with reporters at the Illinois State Capitol, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Springfield, Ill.
Crunch time for pension reform: Our view -- Time to pass this bill
NO MORE EXCUSES There's plenty for everyone to hate in the pension bill expected to get a vote tomorrow in Springfield.
Security added to razed Ill. chemical plant
A chemical company is adding security to the site of a former manufacturing plant in central Illinois after a series of scrap metal thefts.