Illinois

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  • Democrat will seek DeKalb State’s Attorney job
  • What should state retirees pay for health insurance?
  • How long should juveniles be on probation?
  • At 14, she’s still not the youngest graduate
  • The state line that might have been

A recent audit says Illinois' gun owner registration program creates public safety issues.  But Republican Representative Jim Durkin doesn't expect the legislature to intervene anytime soon. 

  • TV show helps nab Ponzi-scheme pair
  • High-speed rail study will move forward
  • Tollway project will link two interstates
  • Will free roads become tollways?
  • State Fair prices on the rise
  • Bank of America to face local protest

A constitutional amendment for Illinois will appear on the November ballot. The proposed change has to do with increasing pension benefits for public workers.

The Illinois Supreme Court's decision to add these two northern Illinois counties to its cameras in courts program is being viewed as a stepping stone for the effort. 

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