State of Illinois

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Name: State of Illinois
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 3 reports

Montgomery County’s Honey Bend campsite donated to Girl Scouts

LITCHFIELD — Not all Girl Scouts enjoy roughing it, and a property donation announced Tuesday will allow the organization to modernize camping for troops in central Illinois. Joe H. Scott Sr. and Loretta Scott, owners of Scott Properties in St. Louis, ... [Published State Journal-Register - 52 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Gov. Quinn signs proposal that seeks millionaire’s tax

SPRINGFIELD, IL (KTVI) – Illinois voters will have a chance to decide if millionaires should pay more income tax.Governor Pat Quinn signed the proposal Tuesday. It’s a non-binding resolution that will be placed on the November ballot to gauge support ... [Published Fox 2 Now - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Free beer costs official $1,754

SPRINGFIELD — Accepting free beer and being the one ultimately in charge of the beer tent at either of Illinois’ two state fairs don’t mix.That was the conclusion of the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission, which Monday announced fines against the current ... [Published HighBeam Research - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

Quinn calls poll giving Rauner double-digit lead ‘phony-baloney’

Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday dismissed a recent poll giving his Republican opponent Bruce Rauner a 14-point lead as “phony-baloney” and suggested it’s a bit early to write his political obituary.“I think Representative Eric Cantor in Virginia learned about ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Illinois woman dies after heading back into burning home to retrieve cellphone

BARTONVILLE, Ill., July 29 (UPI) -- An Illinois woman died after she reportedly ran back into a fire on Tuesday morning so she could retrieve her cellphone.The 44-year-old had gotten out of the Bartonville home, but went back in to get the digital de ... [Published UPI - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Illinois Department of Insurance bans transgender discrimination

at 1:21 PM CDTCHICAGO -- The Illinois Department of Insurance has issued guidance clarifying that under the and state law, health insurers may not discriminate based on gender identity or transgender status.“This is an important step to ending discrimination ... [Published Central illinois News Center - 5 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Giant ketchup bottle on sale in Illinois for $500,000 draws tourists

GIANT BOTTLEDerik Holtmann,The Associated PressA “For Sale” sign is seen Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" that once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville, Ill.GIANT BOTTLEDerik Holtmann,The ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Katie E. Thomas, 83, Alton, Illinois

.Katie was a resident of Alton, Illinois at the time of her passing.She was preceded in death by her husband Charles. ... [Published KMOV.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

TEC loses for a second time in Illinois with a precedent-setting victory for Quincy

By Mary Ann MuellerSPRINGFIELD, IILLINOIS — The ACNA Diocese of Quincy (DIO Quincy) garnered a huge victory Thursday (July 24) when the Illinois Fourth District Appellate Court thoroughly rejected The Episcopal Church’s appeal to the Illinois Adams County ... [Published Layman Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Doctor Could Lose His License After Approving Medical Marijuana Certificate Before Form Became Available

An Illinois physician faces the possibility of losing his medical license after he issued a fake medical marijuana eligibility form before it was issued by the Department of Public Health. A formal complaint has been filed against Dr. Joseph Starkman ... [Published Medical Daily - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 10 reports

Two fair managers face fine, suspensions, for illicit gifts

SPRINGFIELD-- Collecting and doling out beer tickets proved an expensive hangover for current and former managers of the state's two state fairs.The governor's Office of the Executive Inspector General announced findings of the Executive Ethics Commission ... [Published WSOY AM - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

New law expands Illinois Holocaust commission

SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will expand the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Quinn signed Senate Bill 3129 on Sunday at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in the northern Chicago suburb ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 28 2014]

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"I felt it was time for me to resign," Neiswender said. "I couldn't be in that system anymore that was broken. And they knew that. I said 'if I can't do my job, then I can't work here anymore.'"
"Maybe he will realize how hard it is for us and maybe he will help us out a little bit more" said Thomas
'I think its good to give (the players) eight to 10 days off and let them enjoy their summer,' Spack said. "This is the way it used to be, not where you're going from summer school right into camp. I think it's been good for us."
"HB 5815, now Public Act 98-0635, will help individuals with minor amounts of cannabis and other minor offenses clear their criminal records the same way that those with larger amounts have been able to do It closes an unintended loophole and we owe Representative Ives a big thanks for seeing the wisdom and fairness of it" says Oak Brook Criminal Lawyer Christopher Hage

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Dem Rep Schakowsky Suggests US Torturing Illega... [Published Breitbart Feed - 2 hours ago]
On Tuesday, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) suggested that Border Patrol agents were torturing illegal immigrants by making detention centers too cold during the summer. At a Congressional Progressive Caucus hearing on the border crisis, Schakowsky ...
Windstream fiber cable cut, data service spotty... [Published Business - cleveland.com - 2 hours ago]
Internet service in Greater Cleveland collapsed for some Tuesday, was up and down for others. Blame it on a contractor out in Illinois. ...
McDonalds Loses Ability To Shield Itself From W... [Published Think Progress - 3 hours ago]
McDonald’s Hamburglar character steals imaginary food from other characters. The company steals real wages from its workers. CREDIT: Flickr user sortofbreakit In a ruling that raises the stakes for numerous fast food worker efforts, the National Labor ...
To Keep Delivering Quality Products, General Mi... [Published Think Progress - 4 hours ago]
CREDIT: shutterstock Since its founding by an Illinois Congressman in 1856, General Mills has been part of America’s diet — a diet that is now being impacted by climate change. On Monday, the behemoth company, which is home to dozens of household ...
More guns, less crime? Not exactly. [Published Ezra Klein - 4 hours ago]
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Over the weekend, a federal judge struck down the District's ban on carrying handguns in public, the last such law in the country to fall as gun-rights advocates have been accumulating victories. Shortly afterward, ...
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First case of U.S. MERS transmission reported [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 18 2014]
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