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Section of Interstate 70 named for Jerry Costello.

A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jerry Costello, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Herald

Libertarian allowed on gubernatorial ballot

The Illinois State Board of Elections voted Friday that Green Party, Constitution and Independent candidates for governor not be included on the ballot because the parties gathered too few valid signatures.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Bill Brady

Daily Herald

Parents could be charged if kids drink in car

Parents who let their children drink alcohol in cars, boats and RVs could be charged with a crime under a new law approved by Gov. Pat Quinn Friday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, US Governors, Illinois

Chicago Tribune

Kentucky firefighters hurt in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Four firefighters were injured, one of whom is in critical condition, after the firetruck being used to help some university students with their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video came too close to some power lines, according to a report in the Central Kentucky News-Journal .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Campbellsville University

My FOX Chicago

Report: State agency broke hiring rules for years

The state's top ethics investigator says the Illinois Department of Transportation improperly hired more than 250 employees in the past decade.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

The News-Gazette

'That's Amtrak time'

When Amy Van Rheeden travels with Amtrak, she always anticipates extra time to sit back, read a book and encounter train delays.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US Governors, Champaign, IL

HR Magazine

Ban-the-Box Movement Goes Viral

The District of Columbia, Illinois and New Jersey have joined 66 cities and counties and 11 states to pass "ban-the-box" laws, preventing employers from asking about prior criminal history on job applications.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Columbia, IL, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Evanston Review

Governor Quinn announces $31 million for construction projects in Cook County

The following news release comes from the Office of Governor Pat Quinn by about his announcement regarding Cook County construction projects.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Cook County, IL, Illinois, Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL

Wall Street Journal

Rahm's Rival?

Joe Biden plans to parachute into Chicago Monday to raise cash for congressional Democrats and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, 2012 Presidential Election

The Capitol Fax Blog

Uber ramps up the pressure with new radio ad

Rate it It started with lies about insurance and background checks that insult the hard working men and women who are our uberX partners; and now it's ending with salacious accounts of irrelevant The front groups for the taxi monopoly have been working hard to keep you stranded on the curb.

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Northwest Herald

Appeals court says term limits can't be on ballot

SPRINGFIELD – Proponents of term limits for Illinois lawmakers were preparing a last-minute appeal to the state Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that a measure asking voters to approve such a proposal could not appear on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Cook County, IL, US Governors

The Logan County Herald

Governor and Ice Bucket Challenge creator Pat Quinn join to encourage support for ALS research

Governor Pat Quinn on Wednesday was joined by Pat Quinn, creator of the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis "Ice Bucket Challenge," the North Lawndale Eagles football team and the ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter Executive Director Julie Sharp to raise awareness for the ALS Association.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lincoln, IL

Daily Herald

Grant funds nursing education center

Elmhurst College has received a $1.5 million state grant that will be used to help finance the Elmhurst College Simulation Center at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, a state-of-the-art laboratory and classroom facility set to open later this month.

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Related Topix: Elmhurst College, Medicine, Nursing, Elmhurst, IL, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Third annual Illinois Department of Aging summit held

The Illinois Department of Aging, hosted it's yearly summit today to strengthen the way state and federal agencies work together with financial institutions to protect against financial exploitation of seniors.

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Daily Herald

Deceased cabbiea s son sues UberX driver Updated Aug 20, 2014 6:32 PMA ...

A Hoffman Estates man who rear-ended a cab whose driver died more than two months ago on the Jane Addams Tollway was coming back from giving a UberX ride and is being sued by the cabdriver's son.

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Related Topix: Hoffman Estates, IL, Cook County, IL, US Governors

WYMG-FM Springfield

Gubernatorial Debates Set; No Springfield Plans

They are Oct. 9 in Peoria, hosted by PBS and the League of Women Voters; Oct. 14, hosted by the Chicago Urban League; and another in Chicago later in October, hosted by the League of Women Voters and WLS-TV.

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Daily Herald

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

After weeks of pressure from Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, Republican candidate Bruce Rauner agreed to eight forums and debates including one in Lake County, but the governor slammed the choices and said his opponent is "hiding."

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CBS Local

Emanuel To Rauner: Releasing Full Tax Returns "A Rite Of Passage"

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, as a candidate for governor, his friend Bruce Rauner should make his full income tax returns and supporting documents public.

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

My FOX Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn to raise money for ALS with another Pat Quinn

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money for Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Washington Times

2 Pat Quinns to raise money for ALS

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money for Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Yonkers, NY

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