State of Illinois

Type: Province
Name: State of Illinois
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 2 reports

Illinois woman holds burglar at gunpoint

A northeastern Illinois woman shot at a burglar in her condo and held him at gunpoint until police arrived, authorities said Friday.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 51 mins ago]
Entities: Police
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 2 reports

Lawmaker introduces legislation to make pumpkin the official pie of Illinois

( – Republican State Representative Keith Sommer has introduced legislation to make pumpkin pie the official Illinois state pie.Pumpkin is big business for the state, about 90 percent of the country's canned pumpkin comes from 10 central Illinois ... [Published - 56 mins ago]
Entities: Pumpkin
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Fact Check: Quinn ad targets Rauner on minimum wage

EDITOR'S NOTE:  This is the third in a series of political ad fact checks that will be published heading into the Nov. 4 general election. Quad-City Times political reporter Ed Tibbetts and WQAD-TV reporter Brittany Lewis are collaborating on the effort. ... [Published QC Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

A huge ‘swing of fortune’ for Illinois governor

Steve Kornacki explains the dynamics in the Illinois governor’s race and why incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn could be “back from the political dead.” ... [Published MSNBC - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Illinois awards $25.8 million in health outreach grants

September 19, 2014(AP) — Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of President Barack Obama's expanded health coverage will receive additional funding for a second year, state officials announced ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 6 reports

Peoria man arrested after driving truck into river

A Peoria man was arrested after authorities said he drove his truck into the Illinois River and then swam away to avoid officers.Click to Continue » ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

This State Had Just 2.8% Unemployment In August. Here’s How All 50 States Fared.

The unemployment rate has fallen sharply across the U.S. over the year, but some states performed far better than others. Among the 50 states, joblessness fell fastest in Illinois , which saw its unemployment rate drop to 6.7% in August from 9.2% a ... [Published Real Time Economics - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Man charged over body found in Illinois shed

Prosecutors in central Illinois have charged a man in connection with the discovery of a Decatur woman's body in a shed.Click to Continue » ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Broadus Oil And Miss Illinois Give Back To Local Community Through Customer Appreciation Events

"We love hosting these events to show our customers how much their business means to us," said Bob HonkalaTo kick off the celebration, the first 100 customers to arrive at the station starting at 10 a.m."We are always excited to see the success of the ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 7 reports

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn touts state's falling unemployment rate as vote draws nearer

As Illinois voters inched closer to deciding on Nov. 4, who will be the state's next governor, incumbent candidate Gov... ... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 9 reports

Two Illinoisans Die of West Nile Virus

First deaths from the virus in the state this yearIllinois is seeing its first West Nile Virus-related deaths of the year.Two residents in Northern Illinois who contracted the virus between August and early September have since died.15 human cases of ... [Published WYZZ-TV - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: West Nile Virus, Virus
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

ComEd to pay $46 million in refunds to Illinois customers

ComEd will pay more than $46 million in customer refunds to settle two lawsuits, the Illinois Attorney General’s office announced Thursday.The $46.2 million in refunds will be paid to customers in the form of credits to their accounts on their November ... [Published Voices - Sep 18 2014]


...“I think people get accustomed to how they have been doing things. They say, "I've done this a thousand times and never had a problem." That is is when they get inin trouble.”
"These kids are really dedicated, but with wrestling, it’s grueling,” Morrill said. “If you’re passionate about it, you can live out the three months and start living your dream."
"Dick Durbin's policies have resulted in the worst economic recovery in U S history and devastation for the poor and middle class in Illinois,” said Oberweis spokesman Dan Curry. “He's possibly the last person on EarthEarth Jim Oberweis would go to for advice on how to run his successful businesses.”"
Then he added, it was "a mistake for me to focus on lowering the minimum wage or eliminating it because there are better ways to increase Illinois' competitiveness." He said one way would be to raise the federal minimum wage, which would put Illinois and surrounding states on an equal footing...

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Petition forms for Lincoln Community High Schoo... [Published Lincoln Daily News - 49 mins ago]
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Surprise starters in Balmoral consolation races [Published Harnesslink - 54 mins ago]
Lawmaker introduces legislation to make pumpkin... [Published - 56 mins ago]
Chicago mayor abandons plan to name high school... [Published Canada Standard - 57 mins ago]
Illinois woman holds burglar at gunpoint [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 1 hour ago]
Durbin blasts Oberweis on taxes, wages, women i... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 1 hour ago]
Do We Still Need Human Resources? [Published - 1 hour ago]
Local seminars aim to educate central Illinoisa... [Published - 1 hour ago]
Schools keeping watch of enterovirus, a potenti... [Published Webster Post - 1 hour ago]
Fact Check: Quinn ad targets Rauner on minimum ... [Published QC Times - 1 hour ago]
Spokane bishop to replace Cardinal George as Ch... [Published 620 WTMJ - 1 hour ago]
"Not In Our State" -- Fight Against Sexual Assa... [Published KULR 8 - 1 hour ago]
Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane... [Published DL-Online - 1 hour ago]
Campaign Manager Charged with Buying Votes in a... [Published PressReleasePoint - 1 hour ago]
Cannabis Illinois:You Got to Know When to Fold [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
Oak Park Renaissance Man "Les Golden" has been ... [Published Oak Park Journal - 1 hour ago]
Nortech Systems : Federal Contracts Awarded to ... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
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1 In 4 Americans Want Their State To Secede Fro... [Published Zero Hedge - 5 hours ago]
With all eyes firmly fixed on Europe's secessionist movements (most notably Scotland and Catalan), the growing tensions in America took a back seat for a moment. But, as Reuters reports , a recent poll found one-in-four Americans want their state to ...
Pythagorean Ratings, Opponents for All 128 FBS ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 6 hours ago]
Oklahoma hopes to replace Alabama as center of the football universe. Oklahoma moved up two spots past Alabama and into No. 2 in this week's Pythagorean Ratings, and could easily move into No. 1 if they defeat a West Virginia team that gave Alabama ...
Start Times, Projections for All Saturday Games [Published Breitbart Feed - 6 hours ago]
The Big Ten has one last day to impress, the Big 12 just missed when K-State blew what should have been a win over the SEC but Oklahoma still passed Alabama for second, and BYU gets a surprise chance to boost national title hopes Saturday. All projected ...
IL Judge: OK For SWAT Team To Raid Home Of Paro... [Published Crooks and Liars - 7 hours ago]
This tinpot dictator -- excuse me -- mayor should be ashamed of himself. If you're that thin-skinned, get the hell out of politics and stay out. Really, this is beyond the pale: The police hadn’t even come for him. When four fully-armed officers of ...
Unofficial Problem Bank list unchanged at 435 I... [Published Calculated Risk - 8 hours ago]
This is an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources.Here is the unofficial problem bank list for Sept 19, 2014. Changes and comments from surferdude808: Only one addition and deletion to report this week to the Unofficial ...
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Illinois town hopes to bring landscapes back to... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 27 2014]

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Meridian Health Plan of Illinois Named Top Medi... [Published Financial Services - Sep 18 2014]
Voyager Sopris Learning's We Can Early Learning... [Published Financial Services - Sep 17 2014]
Auction of farm in McLean County, Illinois, dra... [Published Financial Services - Sep 15 2014]
Auctions of two Illinois farms set for Oct. 20 [Published Financial Services - Sep 15 2014]
Empire Chicago Receives "Campaign Cup" for Exce... [Published Financial Services - Sep 12 2014]
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