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1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Man who tried to get wife deported in frame-up faces same fate

Dressed in a somber suit, Bogdan Mazur stood before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board this week and begged the panel not to tear his family apart.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, US Governors, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Cook County, IL

6 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Some Illinois legislators giving pay increases to charity

After the Illinois Legislature moved to not take furlough days for the first time in years, some state lawmakers decided to take matters into their own hands to save taxpayer dollars.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

9 hrs ago | WSIL

Former Marine Named Illinois Veterans Director

A U.S. Marine veteran who served three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan has been named acting director of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Weber-Stephen breaks ground in Huntley, to add 120 jobs

Weber-Stephen Products LLC today breaks ground on its new global distribution center in Huntley, which is expected to add about 120 jobs and consolidate distribution operations from four other states.

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Related Topix: Huntley, IL, Palatine, IL, Illinois, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, left, is running for re-election against Republican Bruce Rauner.

Retail sales of marijuana for recreational use began in Washington state this week, not long after an Illinois Supreme Court decision led many to view our state's already troubled financial future in an even gloomier light.

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Related Topix: US News, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Marijuana, US Governors

18 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Retirees await insurance premium refund

The Springfield State Journal-Register reports that the money is being held in escrow, with retirees continuing to pay into the special state account.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Illinois, US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Chicago

12-Year-Old Baker Inspires Illinois Cupcake Law

A 12-year-old downstate Illinois girl is celebrating her victory in keeping her cupcake business afloat.

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Related Topix: Troy, IL, Madison County, IL, US Governors

Illinoisreview

Illinois Dems fret about governor, not president

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, US Governors

NBC Chicago

What Pat Quinn Has to Do With Uber Expansion

Uber's goal to expand its Midwest branch by 500 employees within the next two years depends upon the approval of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US Governors, North Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Illinoisreview

Op-Ed: The Lone "No" Vote on College of DuPage's $50 Million Building

Last week, the College of DuPage's president asked the Board of Trustees to endorse a plan to spend $50 million on a building in order to get $20 million in state funds he was confident Governor Pat Quinn would provide to the school.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

WLS-AM Chicago

Ill. lawmaker says state may not hold off investigation into Quinn's so-called 'slush fund'

Story by 89 WLS Reporter John Dempsey There are new developments into the investigation into Governor Pat Quinn's scandal-plagued 2010 anti-violence initiative.

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Related Topix: US Governors

The News-Gazette

Jim Dey: Website wants every tax dime online

Most East Central Illinois residents probably haven't heard about the controversy involving a suburban community college president caught scheming about how to extract $20 million in state funds that his campus didn't need.

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Related Topix: Burr Ridge, IL

Examiner.com

Bruce Rauner links to another pay-to-play, gives Stuart Levine story credibility

Illinois picked Republican businessman Bruce Rauner to face incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn in the race for Governor.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, University of Chicago, Cook County, IL

WYMG-FM Springfield

Republican Lawmaker Calls for IDOT Federal Hiring Monitor

State Sen. Karen McConnaughay says the governor's response to patronage problems at the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn't go far enough.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Grayson News Gazette

To join or not to join? That is the (right-t...

Last week, we praised the Kentucky Supreme Court's ruling prohibiting unelected bureaucrats from enforcing smoking bans on private property while giving elected officials a pass on a controversial policy.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US News, US Supreme Court, Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Illinois has hired few workers to oversee fracking project

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller is seen at the state Capitol Feb. 28, 2013 in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Springfield, IL, US Governors

Chicago Tribune

New legislation gives adoptees more access to history and Illinois at the front of a cause

Advocates crowded into WGN Radio's showcase studio this morning to watch Gov. Pat Quinn sign historic legislation that will make it easier for adoptees to find out more about their birth family and medical history.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

CBS Local

Feds To Lawmakers: Stop Calling For Quinn Staff To Testify

Published reports say the Justice Department has asked Illinois lawmakers to back away from calling former members of Governor Quinn's top staff to testify about a failed anti-violence program because it might interfere with a federal investigation.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors

Patch.com

Naperville Park District Awarded $2.5 Million Grant for Future Activity Center

Submitted by the Naperville Park District Governor Pat Quinn announced on July 7 the awarding of $7 million for the FY 2014 Park and Recreation Construction grants in Naperville, Aurora and West Chicago, which included a $2.5 million grant for the Naperville Park District for development of the District's planned Activity Center.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, US Governors, Aurora, IL, West Chicago, IL

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn and Roundy's Announce New Location in Lakeside on Chicago's South Side

New Mariano's Grocery Store Will Add Hundreds of Jobs and Create New Food Opportunities in Area; Investing in Neighborhoods is a Key Component of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Pat Quinn, Alderman John Pope and Roundy's, Inc., a leading grocer in the Midwest, today announced a new Mariano's grocery store will be ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago, IL, Bucktown (Chicago, IL)

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