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  1. peytonmanningRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    ... toward retirement. Four games were on the Top-25 men's basketball schedule on Super Bowl Sunday. In Champaign, Illinois, the fifth-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes got 23 points from Peter Jok in a 77-65 win over Illinois. Jarrod Uthoff added 18 points and 12 ...

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  2. Memorial, St Johna s Owed $76MRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois owes Springfield's two largest hospitals $76 million for the care of state workers, retirees and dependents, an amount that continues to grow due to the state's budget impasse. Memorial Medical Center is owed $46.3 million from the State Employees' Group Health Insurance Program.

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  3. Northern Illinois jail hopes to use wind turbine for powerRead the original story

    47 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officials at one northern Illinois county jail hope to install a 120-foot wind turbine in an effort to cut electricity costs by 40 to 70 percent. The Journal-Standard reports that Stephenson County Sheriff Dave Snyders and jail administrator Dean Schroeder have partnered with Highland Community College's Wind Turbine Technology department on the project.

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  4. Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center Provides Passionate Hands...Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Market Wire

    ... Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. The Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If you call us at ...

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  5. Tweet from former Bills RB Marshawn Lynch indicates possible retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Lynch will turn 30 in April and is coming off an injury-plagued 2015 season where he was limited to just seven games in the regular season a SUNDAY'S RESULTS MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Iowa 77, Illinois 65 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL DePaul 80, Georgetown 66 Michigan 96, Illinois 83 Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch adjusts his cap during an interview for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Phoenix. The NFL may not like those "Beast Mode" caps Lynch has been wearing during his Super Bowl press appearances, but the fans apparently do.

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  6. The only other state without a budget is Illinois' oppositeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    ... says Christopher Mooney, director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois. "You get that once every four or eight years. Hopefully, they'll figure out how to work together," he said. Late state budgets are not ...

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  7. How U-46 plans to include black history year-roundRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    Black history typically gets noticed in public schools once a year -- every February -- as educators highlight prominent African-Americans and their role in shaping the American narrative. Leaders at Illinois' second-largest school district say that's just not enough and are changing how black history is taught in today's classrooms.

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  8. EIU Students Hold Rally Over Funding Monday, February 8Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WIKY-FM Evansville

    More than a thousand students, staff, and supporters gathered around the library quad on the campus of Eastern Illinois University Friday in an attempt to get the attention of Illinois lawmakers. They want something done about the lack of funding that has caused lots of cuts and jobs at the school.

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  9. Obama Confronts a Failure of His Presidency in Illinois CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    Presidents in the final year of their terms love to highlight their legacies. When Barack Obama journeys to the Illinois state capital this week, he'll instead point up one of his presidency's greatest failures.

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  10. Letter: Illinois needs SerwatkaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Read the paper or watch the news. Illinois is a disaster. Families and businesses are fleeing the declining, overspending school systems and exorbitant taxes.

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  11. To cut nearlyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The owner of two southern Illinois coal mines says it's cutting more than 200 jobs at those locations as well as additional positions at a Kentucky mine. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Alliance Resource Partners LP announced the layoffs at its Hamilton and White County coal mines on Friday.

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  12. Ten stories you may have missed this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... Dooley Elementary School in Schaumburg, was surprised during a school assembly Friday to learn that she was the Illinois winner of this year's Doodle 4 Google national contest. 9. Lawyers for the family of a Mount Prospect man killed 12 years ago ...

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  13. Top Moments of Final GOP Debate Before New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Echo

    ... state of Vermont in the Senate, while Sanders has pointed out that Clinton herself came back to defeat then-Illinois Sen. Trump has built his campaign in part around his self-declared reputation as a "winner", and a loss in New Hampshire would ...

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  14. Accuity relocates global headquarters to Evanston, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

    Accuity, the leading global provider of risk and compliance, payments and know-your-customer solutions, has moved its global headquarters to Evanston, Illinois. Previously based in Skokie, Illinois, the company is moving to Evanston where Mayor Tisdahl and the Evanston Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00 p.m. Central Time on Monday, February 8, 2016.

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  15. Bernie's WayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    The students of Concord High School had just finished a week of exams but remained in school for an afternoon assembly. The New Hampshire school's guest speaker was 74-year-old Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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  16. Adams, Eugene A.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Eugene A. Adams Eugene A. Adams, age 95, of McHenry, Illinois, died at Alden Terrace Nursing Center Saturday, February 6, 2016.

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  17. Striking gold: 50 things about Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... " Time Machine ," was among five finalists in Doritos' 2014 million-dollar contest.In 2007, University of Illinois graduate Kristin Dehnert's Doritos commercial ( right ) aired during the Super Bowl. It was called " Check Out Girl ." Lady Gaga is ...

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  18. Banham shoots 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... the school record of 44 points by Carol Ann Shudlick and the Big Ten record of 49 points shared by Kendra Gantt of Illinois (1983 vs. Kent State) and Kelly Mazzante of Penn State (2001 vs. Minnesota). Shudlick twice scored 44 points, the last time ...

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  19. Alliance Coal Announces LayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    TV is reporting that coal miners in Western Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana are set to be out of a job. Alliance Coal Vice President Heath Lovell announced in a press release Friday that the company plans to do layoffs or workforce reductions at several of its mines.

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  20. Canned Food Month cause for celebration at Northern Illinois Food BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Patch.com

    February is Canned Food Month, and Northern Illinois Food Bank is celebrating the occasion by highlighting this enduring staple in the quest to solve hunger. Revered for having a long shelf life, canned foods are an important source of nutrition for families and individuals who can't afford or don't always have access to fresh food.

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