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  • Gov. Quinn’s Medicaid chief to leave job

    CHICAGO – The director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services plans to resign Friday as part of the transition to Republican Gov ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Illinois extends marijuana experiment to children

    CHICAGO – Randy Gross hopes a new law allowing children into Illinois' medical marijuana program will reunite his family, nearly a year after his wife ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • University Village workshop set for next week

    DeKALB – Residents can learn more about a potential $14 million rehabilitation of DeKalb’s University Village housing complex during a public meeting ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • New year ushers in new laws in Illinois

    People eager to rest after a night spent ringing in 2015 can travel home faster along the interstates around Chicago, starting New Year’s Day.
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Illinois has no explanation for pot permit delay

    CHICAGO – Without explanation, Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has conceded it missed its end-of-the-year target for deciding which businesses will re ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Maple Park’s website will be made more mobile friendly

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park village will have a new website in the new year. Trustees recently approved a contract to hire DeKalb-based eWorldLinx.com ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb hires assistant city manager

    DeKALB – Patty Hoppenstedt imagines the first few months on the job as the city of DeKalb’s new assistant city manager will involve lots of listening.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • After guilty plea, New York congressman Michael Grimm to resign

    NEW YORK – After pleading guilty to tax evasion last week, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm vowed to stay in Congress as long as he could. The New York Republi ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 8:32 am
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