Illinois

Politics
2:41 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Senator Kirk's stroke recovery progressing: photo released today

The first public photo of Senator Mark Kirk to be released since his stroke in January.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Center for Stroke Rehabilitation

 

Senator Mark Kirk is “mentally sharp” and keeping up with global issues during daily meetings with his staff. That’s according to the director of the stroke rehabilitation center where the 52-year-old Republican has been since February.

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Government
7:32 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Electric vehicle charging stations: Good government investment?

An emerging car market presents governmental bodies with the potential need to provide the necessary infrastructure.  But, is there enough demand yet for public investment of charging stations? 

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Local
7:05 am
Fri April 20, 2012

State 'multiplies' Winnebago Co. taxes

Winnebago County non-farm taxpayers are getting a bit of a kick from the State of Illinois annual review of property assessments. 

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Government
5:33 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Illinois House Approves Constitutional Amendment

 

A proposed constitutional amendment on pension laws continues to advance in the Illinois legislature. 

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Local
6:06 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Creek Name Conjures Emotions About Race and History

Bureau County Republican

 

The name of a waterway in northern Illinois is stirring up emotions about racial progress. 

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Local
7:29 am
Mon February 27, 2012

Early Voting in Illinois

 

Early voting for Illinois’ March 20th primary is underway. 

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Government
5:51 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

The Governor's Budget Address

Governor Pat Quinn delivered his State Budget Address Wednesday, announcing “today, our rendezvous with reality has arrived.”

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Government
8:07 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Local Governments Increase Collection Efforts

 

Local governments in Illinois are stepping up their efforts to collect unpaid fines. 

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Local
1:21 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

Senator Mark Kirk upgraded to fair condition

Senator Mark Kirk is alert and talking, according to doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Illinois' junior Senator's condition has been upgraded to "fair," more than a week after he suffered a major stroke.

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Local
4:03 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Wind Energy in Illinois

Wind turbines in Lee County

Illinois' wind energy industry isn't showing signs of slowing down.  But, like other growing industries, it faces a variety of challenges.

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