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SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois agency manager might have to delay retirement. A former university secretary wonders where she'll have to cancel vacations.
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Submitted by Plainfield School District 202 : Four students from Plainfield East and South high schools and Plainfield High School - Central Campus earned top honors at the 2013 Illinois High School Association's state journalism competition.
Governor Pat Quinn yesterday asked the federal government to add 16 Illinois counties to a recent federal disaster declaration for 11 counties hit by widespread flooding in mid-April. More than 800 homes were damaged by the flood in mid-April in those 16 counties.
Former acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steven Miller was rolling along pretty good on Friday, bravely facing down his inquisitors from the House Ways and Means Committee .
Every time I see Illinois getting high marks for open government and disclosure - it happened last week when the Center for Public Integrity gave the state an "A" for campaign disclosure requirements regarding super PACs, nonprofits and other groups - I have to laugh.
Two winning jackpot tickets were sold in Friday's $190 million Mega Millions drawing, but even if you aren't holding those magic numbers in your hand, you have a chance at an even bigger prize Saturday night.
Please consider this commentary as Part 5 of the "Raw Milk Regulations and Transparency" series presented in this paper every week since the April 17 issue.
Medical marijuana use in Illinois is now in Governor Pat Quinn's hands after the state Senate approved legislation.
A tornado, said to have crossed the entire state of Ohio smashed into the log cabin settlement of Burlington, northeast of Columbus reportedly destroying the entire town.
The mother of a southwestern Illinois teenager killed a car crash is being accused of giving her son beer and whiskey before the accident.
Yes, it sucks to be the Illinois Republican Party. The Democrats have veto-proof majorities in both houses of the General Assembly, and a Republican last won the governorship when the Bulls last won an NBA championship.
BLOOMINGTON - Prices at the pump may go up this summer, but likely won't keep vacationers from hitting the open road.
Well gosh darn it, turns out we're a bunch of potty mouths here in Illinois, thank you very much.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.
By a vote of 35-21, the Illinois Senate approved legislation on Friday for doctors in the state to prescribe marijuana as pain relief for severe medical conditions, sending the bill to Gov.