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  1. Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Herald

    In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, Illinois Rep. Ron Sandack, R-Downers Grove, argues legislation on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield. Sandack is sponsoring legislation that would grant authority for communities to file for bankruptcy under Chapter 9 of the federal code.

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  2. Springfield marks 150 years since Lincoln funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daily Herald

    But Max Daniels wouldn't be caught dead in Springfield at the beginning of May, during the 150th commemoration of the 16th president's funeral. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  3. Ex-congressman, radio host Joe Walsh endorses in Elgin racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Herald

    Former Illinois congressman-turned-conservative radio host Joe Walsh has endorsed candidates in local races, including one incumbent and three challengers in Elgin. The former Tea Party activist has endorsed challenger Joe Galvan for mayor, along with incumbent Toby Shaw and challengers Jason Dusenberry and Julie Schmidt for city council.

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  4. State Capitol brickwork needs repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Herald

    The State Journal-Register reports a structural engineer looked at the brickwork near the entrance and determined it needed to be fortified. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  5. Barrington, Hersey pick up first baseball victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Herald

    Jake Peterson went 2-for-2 with a double and 3 RBI to help Barrington's baseball team come out on top in its season debut in Georgia on Tuesday as the Broncos topped Prairie View, Colo., 8-3. Leadoff man Mitch Pfeiffer went 2-for-2 with a walk and 2 runs scored, and Austin Rochwick drove in 2 runs for the Broncos.

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  6. Comptroller says 'time for new programs is over'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Herald

    State Comptroller Leslie Munger of Lincolnshire scrolled down a computer screen shortly after taking office to look at each of the state's more than 800 accounts. Picked by Gov. Bruce Rauner to replace the late Judy Baar Topinka weeks after she lost a race for Illinois House, Munger had to quickly understand the state's complicated financial situation because her signature goes on the checks.

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  7. County clerks worry about special election for Schock seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Daily Herald

    County clerks worried about being ready for the upcoming special election for U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's seat are asking Illinois lawmakers to delay a new state law allowing same-day voter registration. The special election is likely to occur after June 1, when the new law takes effect.

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  8. Lincoln funeral train replica won't recreate historic tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Daily Herald

    A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train car will not recreate the trip that brought the president's body back to Springfield, Illinois, from Washington. The 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train organization had planned to make the journey as part of the spring's commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the president's death.

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  9. The SoapboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Daily Herald

    An underpass near downtown Glen Ellyn would be a boon, as the grade-level railroad crossings can impede vehicle and pedestrian traffic. But the price is staggering: at least $21 million.

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  10. US opens criminal inquiry of resigning Illinois congressmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Daily Herald

    A person familiar with the case tells The Associated Press that the Justice Department is formally investigating whether Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois, who has submitted his resignation, committed crimes with his office expenditures and business dealings. The government is convening a federal grand jury in Springfield, Illinois, this source says, and the FBI has started issuing subpoenas to compel people close to the Republican congressman to testify.

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  11. Rejected by Palatine, medical marijuana facility tries Rolling MeadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Daily Herald

    A medical marijuana dispensary that was licensed by the state but denied in Palatine is now looking to open in Rolling Meadows instead. Representatives from Nature's Care presented their proposal to open a dispensary at 975 Rohlwing Road to the Rolling Meadows city council Tuesday night and described how security, finances and sales would work if they receive approval.

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  12. APNewsBreak: State to divert 'fair share' fees from unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Daily Herald

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, dogged in attempts to eliminate fees paid to unions by workers who choose not to join, has instructed state agencies to divert money from nonunion employee paychecks away from organized labor until a judge settles the matter.

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  13. Suburban gun owners rally at state CapitolRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Daily Herald

    Suburban gun owners rallied at the state Capitol Wednesday, urging lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner to expand where people can legally carry firearms in Illinois. Gun proponents convened for their annual Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day and cited personal protection as a reason for expanding concealed carry.

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  14. Farnham's path from lawmaker to registered sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Former State Rep. Keith Farnham resigned his seat in the Illinois House a year ago Thursday, the day the Elgin Democrat is set to be sentenced in Kane County on federal child pornography charges. Farnham's path from a rank-and-file lawmaker in Springfield to a registered sex offender facing possible prison time started with a secretive raid by federal authorities on his state office.

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  15. Illinois man killed running across I-94 in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Herald

    The Minnesota State Patrol says 28-year-old Kyle Day, of Springfield, Illinois, was struck by an SUV shortly after 3 a.m. Friday. He was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where he died of multiple blunt force injuries from the accident.

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  16. BC-IL--Illinois News Digest 6pm, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Herald

    Here's a look at AP's general news coverage at 6 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or chifax@ap.org. Herbert McCann is on the desk.

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  17. Route 66 tour runs through southern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Daily Herald

    The State Journal-Register reports the Blue Carpet Corridor driving tour will make stops in communities from Chatham to Collinsville closely following the old Route 66. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.

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  18. Illinois Supreme Court set to hear state's pension caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Daily Herald

    One of the most critical financial issues to face Illinois government in a half-century goes before the state Supreme Court on Wednesday as lawyers for the General Assembly and governor defend a massive state-employee pension bailout that a lower court invalidated last fall. The issue is whether the law, designed to deal with a $111 billion deficit in four retirement accounts by cutting benefits to current state employees, violates the state constitutional protection against reducing that assistance.

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  19. Springfield museum to hold anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Daily Herald

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is celebrating its 10th anniversary and a Lincoln family birthday with a day of activities for children. Visitors will get to hear stories him from an actress playing Mary Lincoln and there'll be a presentation about Eddy.

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  20. New Illinois state representative sworn in to replace BrauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Daily Herald

    A staffer for a U.S. congressman from Illinois has been sworn in to replace a state lawmaker who resigned from the General Assembly earlier this month. Tim Butler of Springfield took the oath of office in a ceremony Tuesday morning at the Illinois Capitol in Springfield.

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