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Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am

Compassionate response to victims gives them confidence to report

 Julia Dixon only knew her attacker a few hours before her exciting new college experience became a nightmare.It was her second weekend at college, and Dixon, then age 18, was watching YouTube vi...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am

State pension lawsuit heads to Illinois Supreme Court

 The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments on a lawsuit over public pension benefits next week, bringing to a head fundamental disagreements over the rights conferred by Illinois’ constitu...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am

Activists, officials rally for right to marry same sex

Supporters of same-sex marriage fill the intersection of Second Street and Capitol Avenue in front of the Illinois Statehouse, demanding passage of a bill lifting the state’s ban on same-sex marriag...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 03:52 pm
“Off topic? I can’t imagine what that would be,” cracked Gov. Pat Quinn last week during a press conference. Just hours before, his lieutenant governor had announced that she would n...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 05:30 am
There’s nothing quite like the spectacle of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan when he’s out to get somebody.Just ask state Rep. Skip Saviano, R-Elmwood Park.The two men used to be all...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 12:58 pm

From bankruptcy to Bentleys, Jeffrey Parsons has hit the big time

Six years ago, Jeffrey Parsons of Athens declared bankruptcy.The filing came after he was sued by Attorney General Lisa Madigan for alleged violations of consumer protection and deceptive business pra...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:31 am

Consumer advocates blast ComEd rate increases

The state’s largest electric utility is asking lawmakers for a series of automatic rate increases to upgrade infrastructure, but consumer advocates say it’s an unfair deal.Commonwealth Edi...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 08:17 pm

Audit shows problems at Illinois Power Agency

The state agency responsible for buying Illinois’ electricity is under fire after an annual audit showed numerous problems with accounting and transparency.A March 24 report by Illinois Auditor ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 10:02 pm

Dropping some leases managed by Cellini-founded firm

State offices in Springfield are about to do the do-si-do as Illinois shuffles office spaces in an attempt to eliminate costly expired leases.The leases are negotiated by the state’s Central Man...

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