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  1. Tree replacement plan at Illinois fairgrounds continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    More than 200 young trees have been planted over the last three years at the Springfield, Illinois, fairgrounds as part of a four-year donation program. The replacement program began after hundreds of fairgrounds trees were lost to emerald ash borer infestations, age and storms, The State Journal-Register reported.

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  2. 'I'm not in charge': Rauner's words may haunt bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks Aug. 10 in Springfield. Rauner raised eyebrows, then questions about whether he misspoke after he declared "I am not in charge" of the state.

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  3. 'I'm not in charge': Illinois governor's words may haunt bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Aug. 10, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks in Springfield, Ill. Rauner raised eyebrows, then questions about whether he misspoke after he declared "I am not in charge" of the state.

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  4. Illinois' 199th birthday kicks off bicentennial celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 photo, Tony Leone, a former Illinois House Clerk and owner of a historic bed-and-breakfast near the Illinois state Capitol, peruses a five-volume history of Illinois published 100 years ago for the state's Centennial in Springfield, Ill. Sunday, Dec. 3, is Illinois' 199th birthday and the kickoff to a yearlong celebration leading up to the Prairie State's Bicentennial.

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  5. Lawmakers seek Medicaid deal infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    This photo taken July 2, 2017, shows Illinois State Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, speaks at the state Capitol, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois' Medicaid patients will see a change in health care coverage Jan. 1. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services has signed a $60 billion deal with seven insurers to cover nearly three million low-income clients.

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  6. Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan plans to call legislation requiring sexual-harassment awareness training for everyone working in the Illinois state Capitol this week.

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  7. Rep. Allen Skillicorn calls for attorney general phone line for sexual harassment reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Allen Skillicorn, who then was running for the 66th House District seat, addresses questions during an editorial board panel Feb. 9, 2016, in Crystal Lake. CRYSTAL LAKE - In the wake of a sexual harassment scandal in Springfield , state Rep. Allen Skillicorn has introduced a bill that would create a dedicated phone line maintained by the attorney general through which people can report sexual harassment.

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  8. 27 complaints against Illinois lawmakers kept from ethics commission, St. Charles senator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said that more than 25 complaints filed against elected members of the Illinois General Assembly have been sitting in a file gathering dust since the legislative inspector general position - which is charged with investigating the claims - became vacant three years ago.

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  9. 27 complaints against lawmakers kept from ethics commission, St. Charles senator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In a new revelation in the developing sexual harassment scandal enveloping the Illinois Capitol, a state lawmaker said that more than 25 complaints filed against elected members of the General Assembly have been sitting in a file gathering dust since the staff position charged with investigating the claims became vacant three years ago. "It's outrageous.

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  10. WWII veteran's remains return home after 73 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    A Fort Leonard Wood Honors Team escorts a flag-draped casket with the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Michael Aiello into Staab Funeral Home on Wednesday in Springfield.

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  11. Illinois House rejects bump stock ban along rural-urban lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Martin Moylan, D-Des Plaines, testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on behalf of HB 4117, a bill to ban bump stock attachments for guns that he sponsors at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 soundly rejected a ban on "bump stocks" of the type used in the Las Vegas massacre which speed up weapons firing.

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  12. House considers insurance portal auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this May 29, 2017, photo, Illinois state Rep. Al Riley, D-Olympia Fields, discusses an issue on the House floor in Springfield, Ill. Riley, chairman of the State Government Administration Committee, is sponsoring a resolution calling for an audit of a $94 million, 10-year contract with Atlanta-based Morneau Sheppel for an online insurance portal.

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  13. Dems, Rauner spar again over vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this July 26, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference at the state Capitol, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. Still struggling with budget problems and faced with new demands for cash, the Illinois General Assembly returns Tuesday for the first week of its fall session.

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  14. Illinois' 200th birthday party gets late startRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo Stuart Layne, executive director of the Illinois Bicentennial Commission, speaks to reporters after addressing the Conference on Illinois History on Oct. 5 in Springfield. The kickoff to the start of Illinois' 200th birthday year is weeks away, but is the financially battered state ready? Organizer won't say how much the effort has raised, but Layne estimates a good celebration will cost as much as $6 million.

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  15. McHenry County school officials, senator react to school funding overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    The State Journal-Register via AP Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks with Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, on the Senate floor after the chamber approved a landmark education funding reform bill Tuesday at the Capitol in Springfield. Manar was the Senate sponsor and the chief architect of the new school aid formula.

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  16. Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner, right, speaks with Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, on the Senate floor after the chamber approved a landmark education funding reform bill Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Manar was the Senate sponsor and the chief architect of the new school aid formula.

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  17. Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, watches the votes come in on the education funding bill he sponsored on the floor of the Illinois House during a special session at the Illinois State Capitol on Monday in Springfield. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner shakes hands with Illinois State Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, on the floor of the Illinois House after the education funding bill Davis sponsored passed on the second attempt during a special session at the Illinois State Capitol on Monday in Springfield.

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  18. Illinois leaders say they've reached school funding dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan speaks at a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 in Springfield, Ill. The speaker said the Illinois House will attempt to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a public school funding revamp next week.

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  19. Family helps fund Lincoln Memorial Garden bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Joel Horwedel, executive director of Lincoln Memorial Garden, hugs Karen Pletsch, daughter of the late Walter Hanson, founder of Hanson Professional Services, July 18 after the dedication for the new 70-foot-long Walgreen Bridge at Lincoln Memorial Garden in Springfield. The Garden was a favorite of Hanson, who passed away in 2010, and his family, so they decided the best way they could honor him was to help in replacing the old bridge.

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  20. Illinois Senate overrides Gov. Bruce Rauner's school vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, Illinois Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hills, center, rallies support outside Feitshans Elementary school in Springfield, Ill., for Senate Bill 1, the legislation he sponsored which revamps the way public schools are funded. Gov. Bruce Rauner substantially changed SB1 with an amendatory veto.

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