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2 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Gov. Quinn calls late congressman a 'gentleman'

Gray died late Saturday at a hospital in Herrin in southern Illinois at age 89 after a long illness.

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7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Quinn, Kelly push for tighter gun laws after violent July 4 weekend

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about Tonya Gunn, 44, who was shot to death on July 7 in the Morgan Park neighborhood.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Volunteers work tirelessly to stop Chicago violence

Three people were killed by gunfire over the weekend, 27 others were wounded. Volunteers continue to try and stop the violence.

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WIFR

Stateline Gun Owners and Lawmakers Don't Want Gun Ban

While Governor Pat Quinn wants to make Illinois neighborhoods safer by eliminating assault rifles and high capacity ammunition, some believe he has his sights set on the wrong target.

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Belleville News Democrat

St. Clair County officials to hear proposal for medical marijuana farm

A proposal for a medical marijuana farm in rural Marissa will once again be before St. Clair County officials on Monday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, St Clair County, IL, Marissa, IL, US Governors

Washington Times

Gov. Quinn repeats call for assault-weapons ban

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is once again calling for legislation that would ban the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

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River Cities' Reader

Rauner's Lead Looks Safe from Tax Controversies

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Grayson News Gazette

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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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Illinois Sees Record Number Of Tourists In 2013

State numbers show the number of international visitors to Illinois last year grew by 3 percent, to 2.2 million.

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The News-Gazette

Aquifer meeting stresses public participation

The focus turned to public participation on Saturday as local officials once again gathered to discuss remedies for a chemical landfill in DeWitt County, which they think threatens the natural resource on which it sits.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Mahomet, IL, US Politics, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, US Governors

Daily Herald

Moylan, Crespo giving up extra pay

Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough days to save taxpayer dollars.

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Related Topix: Des Plaines, IL, Cook County, IL, US Governors

Sunherald.com

New law to help Illinois students with dyslexia

The measure signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday entitles dyslexic students to special education services.

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Daily Herald

Aurora to get long-awaited overpass near Waubonsie

A long-desired proposal to separate trains from car and truck traffic at a railroad crossing in Aurora soon will become a reality.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Police: 2 dead, 16 wounded in weekend shootings

Two people were killed and at least 16 others were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening, police said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Governors, Chicago, IL, Oak Park, IL

The Daily Gazette

Transparency becomes issue in campaign

Rauner's criticisms come as Quinn's Neighborhood Recovery Initiative is under investigations for possible mismanagement and misspending by federal officials, Cook County authorities and a legislative panel.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Cook County, IL, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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

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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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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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

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

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