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Candidate Dolls Become Headache for Walgreens

Posted: 10/03/2008 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Election-year novelty dolls of Barack Obama, John McCain and Hillary Clinton have been ordered off the shelves of Walgreens drugstores nationwide because of customer complaints.

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17th Circuit Court Candidate Forum

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Efficiency in the courtroom, and lightening case loads; that's what both judicial candidates running in one of the 17th circuit court races say they'll strive to do.

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President Bush Signs Great Lakes Water Compact

Updated: 10/03/2008 - President Bush has signed a compact designed to prevent Great Lakes water from being sent to thirsty areas while requiring the region's eight states to regulate their own water use. The Council of Great Lakes Governors announced that Bush had signed the pact Friday. It's the final step in a process going back nearly a decade, when the region's governors began discussing how to prevent other regions from tapping into the lakes. The deal was negotiated by the governors and ratified by legislatures in all eight states. Congress recently gave its approval. The compact bans new diversions of water with limited exceptions for communities near the basin boundary. It sets a standard for Great Lakes states to use in regulating water use.

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Congressman Manzullo Responds To Passage of Bailout Plan.

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Congressman Don Manzullo (R-Egan), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement this afternoon after he again voted against the $700 billion taxpayer-funded plan to bail out America’s struggling financial markets.

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Candidates Spar On Energy, Taxes, War, The Future

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A confidant Republican Sarah Palin used the one and only vice presidential debate to try to cast Democrats as living in the past with their criticism of President Bush.

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Illinois Becoming More Tardy In Paying Bills

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A new report from state Comptroller Dan Hynes says Illinois finished the first three months of its budget year with a mountain of unpaid bills and record delays in payments.

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Illinois Supreme Court: Mother Can Sue Over Son's OD

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Only two things appear certain in the case of 15-year-old Joseph Furio: The first paramedics who were called to his family's Park Ridge home left without providing any medical care, and the boy was dead by morning.

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Illinois Tardy Paying Bills

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes says in a new report the state finished the first three months of its budget year with a mountain of unpaid bills and record delays in payments.

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Man Accused of Faking Death to Collect $400K

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A man accused of faking his own death to swindle a Chicago-area insurance company out of more than $400,000 has been arrested by FBI agents.

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Vice President Race

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Stateline Republicans and Democrats give their thoughts on the magnitude of this match-up.

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Stimulus Check Update

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Posted: 10/02/2008 - The deadline to get our economic stimulus checks is right around the corner that's why the government's encouraging everyone who hasn't done so already to file their tax returns.

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