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New President Sees a More Efficient U of I

Multi-year budget proposed

illinois farm bureau

Illinois Farmers Back Trade Proposals

IFB chief pleads for Yes votes from House delegation

Tammy Duckworth

Duckworth Not Keen on TPP

Possible 2016 opponent Mark Kirk is in favor of the Trans Pacific Partnership


Bobcat Bill Awaits Governor’s Action

Support is bipartisan ... Downstate


Possible Tornado in Menard County

Damage reported in Menard, Champaign Counties


Exonerated Prisoners in Illinois Could See Tuition as Part of Reparations

The bill is awaiting action from Governor Rauner.


Durbin Says He’s Made No Endorsement for 2016 Yet

The Senator says he hasn't officially endorsed Tammy Duckworth, nor will he criticize Mark Kirk for getting an early start on campaign 2016.


Out of State Birds Banned From Fairs and Exhibitions

Bird flu not yet detected in Illinois.

Illinois General Assembly

Discussion Over State Education Secretary’s Salary Becomes Contentious

Reps. Lou Land and Ron Sandack come to verbal blows in discussion over Beth Purvis' salary.


Springfield Man Face DUI and Other Possible Charges in Wal-Mart Parking Lot Accident

Lindsay Sharp died Friday morning; her son and boyfriend are recovering from non life-threatening injuries.

Illinois General Assembly

Heroin Bill Passes Both Chambers of the General Assembly

Bill is waiting for governor's signature, but one lawmaker says state can't afford to enact it.

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