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  • Report: Internships given based on clout at state agency

    SPRINGFIELD – An independent review of the Illinois state treasurer’s office released Monday found problems with internship hiring that favored those ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Budget cuts to affect students, health center

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with sickl ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Madigan continues push for campus sex assault protection

    EDWARDSVILLE – Victims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential university advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Dog left for days inside animal control van

    CHICAGO – Authorities say a dog was forgotten and left for several days inside a Chicago Animal Care and Control van.
    April 26, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • State lawmakers consider ban on crib bumper pads

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are again considering a ban on crib bumper pads along with a proposal to set state safety standards for the product.
    April 26, 2015 - 9:45 pm
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