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  • Court: Retiree health benefits not to be reduced

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday sided with retired state employees who argue that health insurance coverage is a constitutionally-pro ...
    July 3, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Summer lunch program feeds hungry kids

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 is participating in a free summer food program for the first time after more than half of the students at West ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Oberweis seeks seven rounds of debate with Durbin

    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, Republican nominee for U.S. Senate released a statement Tuesday challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to ...
    July 3, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Lower kindergarten age among new Illinois laws

    SPRINGFIELD – Among several new laws effective in Illinois this week is a requirement that children attend kindergarten at a younger age, a shift that ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Ex-Gov. Ryan regrets last Illinois execution

    KANKAKEE – Former Gov. George Ryan regrets letting what turned out to be the last execution in Illinois proceed, he prays regularly for six children k ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:54 pm
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