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Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 am

Three minutes of silence to honor dead

 Illinois lawmakers walked out of the Capitol building on Wednesday morning to honor victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Led by Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, law
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Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 am
While U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, faces no primary opponent, Democrats are preparing for the fall general election, focusing on November and the incumbent instead of each other in the March
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Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:00 am

Prison culture, staff shortages blamed for problems

Care for the mentally ill in Illinois prisons may not be ideal, but it isn’t so bad that it violates constitutional guarantees against cruel and unusual punishment, according to the Illinois Departm
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 12:00 am

Time for negotiations, Manar says

 Following Gov. Bruce Rauner’s call for pension reform and tax cuts in Wednesday’s budget address, state lawmakers and midterm election candidates voiced dissent over what some called another
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Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:00 am
 Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in early February, following a series of public hearings in Chicago over the legislative break.On Jan. 22, lawmakers in Chic
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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:00 am
 Caregivers in Illinois face possible suspension following changes to their overtime policy.The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) established a 45-hour per week maximum for personal as

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