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  1. The Cambodian Association of Illinois celebrates 40 years by looking aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Chicago Reader

    Kompha Seth stands in front of the Killing Fields Memorial at the Cambodian Association of Illinois's National Cambodian Heritage Museum. Opens Tue 6/7, Tue-Fri 10 AM-6 PM, Sat and Sun 11 AM-3 PM by appointment only National Cambodian Heritage Museum 2831 W. Lawrence 773-506-1280 cambodianmemorialmuseum.org $6 adults, $4 students and seniors, free for children 12 and under As a young Buddhist monk in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, during the 1960s, Kompha Seth studied the Brahmi alphabet and Magadhi - a root language of modern Khmer - which had been preserved and passed down for generations.

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  2. Where Free Wind Meets Cheap Gas in U.S., Power Dynamics ChangingRead the original story

    53 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... competition from generators burning low-cost natural gas. Exelon Corp., the operator of 11 nuclear reactors in Illinois, and Dynegy Inc., which has 10 coal-fired plants in the state, are asking lawmakers to bail out their money-losing assets to ...

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  3. Ruth Marie Spies, 84Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Ruth was born on April 15, 1932, in Ashland, the daughter of Charles Casper and Edith Marie Spies. Ruth grew up in Ashland, graduated from Ashland High School and went on to attend Northwestern University in Illinois, where she earned her master's degree in music.

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  4. USDA: Number Of Farm Workers IncreasingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Agri Marketing

    ... percentage increases in the number of hired workers from the 2015 reference week occurred in the Cornbelt I (Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio), Lake (Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin), and Pacific (Oregon and Washington) regions. The Cornbelt I region ...

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  5. AAdvantage Insurance Group Collects Supplies and Money for USORead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR.com

    St. Louis, MO, May 26, 2016 -- -- AAdvantage Insurance Group recently collected more than $1,000 worth of food and toiletries, as well as cash donations of $525, for the USO of Missouri during their eight-day donation drive in May. The organization serves the entire state of Missouri and the Illinois counties of Jersey, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair. AAdvantage Insurance Group specializes in farm, commercial, home, auto and life insurance and serves clients in the Metro-East/St.

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  6. RE/MAX Hometown Properties Marks Grand Opening in ChannahonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... to $187,000. RE/MAX agents consistently rank among the most productive in the industry. In 2015, RE/MAX Northern Illinois agents averaged 18 transaction sides. RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989 and is ...

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  7. Definitive answerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    ... marijuana cards: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Oregon, ...

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  8. RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon to Visit Reinberg Elementary School on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... slogan. The balloon appears frequently at festivals, parades and charity events and in the skies of northern Illinois. Each year the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon is involved in numerous educational programs presented by its crew at schools throughout ...

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  9. Politics | Guest MINDSETTERa Forleo: A Teachable Moment, UncensoredRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Dakota, and Oregon, with similar bills pending in Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota. In each of these states, it appears bi-partisan support for student journalists was paramount to the ...

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  10. MA moves on with sloppy win over PatriotsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times

    ... semifinal victory in Bloomington. BLOOMINGTON - The parents of the young men involved in Wednesday night's Illinois Wesleyan Class 1A Sectional semifinal had to be pleased with the generosity their children showed to their opponents. Both Marquette ...

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  11. National Archives Awards $3.2 Million in Grants for Documentary Editing and Archival ProjectsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... organizations' collections. Three projects will process electronic records from State governments in Colorado, Illinois, and Alabama. Efforts to increase public engagement and use of archives will take place at the University of Rochester with work ...

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  12. 2016 MAC Baseball Tournament:Toledo tops Northern Illinois to close out day oneRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

    ... high strikeouts, and general stalwartness that made MAC offenses look dreadful. The Toledo Rockets and Northern Illinois Huskies put an end to that narrative in the day one nightcap of the tournament in Toledo's 11-7 win. The Rockets got on the ...

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  13. Riley School District 18 board approves interim superintendent hireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... ork no more than 100 days throughout the year. Willis was chosen from a pool of six candidates narrowed down by the Illinois Association of School Boards, which District 18 hired to conduct the search.

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  14. Illinois House Democrats defy Gov. Bruce Rauner, push own budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Amid howls of protest from Republicans, the Democratic-led Illinois House passed a spending plan for next year Wednesday without considering any of the pro-business legislation GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner wants as part of a deal to end an historic budget stalemate. The Democrats' defiance of the governor's wish for a compromise escalates a dispute that has left the state without a spending plan for 11 months.

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  15. Campaign 2008DENVER'S Big Moment Arrives at LastRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The lights are strung and the banners are hung. The Pepsi Center is ready for the Democratic National Convention, which starts Monday and runs through Thursday.

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  16. Editor's desk: Hands up! Michael Madigan wants another grandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    But it could cost the average Illinois family at least that much if the budget bill passed Wednesday night by the Illinois House is enacted. With the state close to entering its 12th month without a fiscal 2016 budget, Madigan introduced a 500-page budget document earlier Wednesday that proposes spending about $47.5 billion in fiscal 2017.

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  17. Wisconsin couple says Illinois inn wouldn't host non-religious weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    GALENA – A Wisconsin couple has filed a discrimination charge with the state of Illinois saying that an inn owner refused to host their wedding because they wanted a non-religious service. Jonathan Webber and Alexandra Katzman of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, filed the charge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

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  18. Treatment program cut due to state impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times

    ... for Special Clients program, or TASC. He said he was disappointed to hear the program, which works across Illinois, would reduce the number of La Salle County clients it serves because the state has lacked a budget for nearly a year. "The program is ...

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  19. Brasch WordsANIMAL Mutilation by Another Name: 'Breed Standards'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Legislatures in Pennsylvania and Illinois are considering bills that would reduce or eliminate what animal welfare advocates call mutilations, and what breeders and American Kennel Club call "breed standards." Because dogs are considered by state laws to be property, individual owners may currently cut and shape dogs' ears or amputate part or all of their tails , often without a proper sterile environment or anesthesia.

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  20. Tapes: Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    CHESTER – Wiretapped conversations show Drew Peterson planning an alcohol-fueled prison celebration after arranging for another inmate's uncle to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his ex-wife's death. The former suburban Chicago police officer can be heard telling Antonio Smith “there was no turning back” on the hit, in recordings played Tuesday in a southern Illinois courtroom, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday.

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