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The society said Friday that 5,975 of the birds were counted between Jan. 1 and 15. Extreme cold in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin is believed to have led to a larger number of the birds to winter in Illinois.
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Proponents of a progressive income tax hike want to set into motion one of the largest transfers of wealth in the history of Illinois.
I llinois, the longtime home of President Barack Obama, has chosen Democrats for president in every election since 1992 and for governor since 2002.
More than 40 religious leaders from the North Shore and elsewhere in the Chicago area have sent a letter to Sen. Mark Kirk , calling on him to help families struggling with unemployment.
A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.
That means limits put in place after Gov. Rod Blagojevich's impeachment will probably remain in place for the rest of this election season.
A Republican congressman who has been outspoken in his distaste for the Affordable Care Act has introduced legislation designed to keep an eye on it.
In this Sept. 3, 2013 file photo, Illinois state Rep. Jil Tracy, of Quincy, Ill., stands with Illinois state Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican candidate for Illinois governor in 2014, after he introduced Tracy as his pick for lieutenant governor during a news conference in Quincy.
Tom Immel represents the House of Rainbow, which provides transitional housing to parolees for up to 90 days.
The Obama administration said Wednesday that it will allow consumers to keep health insurance policies that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act into 2017, three years later than originally envisioned.
In this Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, venture capitalist Bruce Rauner, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor, speaks during a business forum in Mount Prospect, Ill.
When superrich Republican Bruce Rauner decided to run for governor of Illinois, it was clear this wouldn't be the kind of race the state was accustomed to.
With less than two weeks until the March 18th Illinois Primary Election, the Republican race for governor this week seemed like a replay of the last two weeks.
Lawmakers are pushing a plan that might help college students get interest free loans for school.
Hillary Clinton, whose every move now is seen through the prism of her possible presidential aspirations, was asked on Wednesday whether it was important for the United States to elect a female president.
Illinois gun activists announced plans to encourage state lawmakers to relax the list of outlawed places for concealed carry during their annual lobbying day in Springfield.