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AP-IL--School Funding Protest

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Posted: 09/25/2008 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is urging state Senator James Meeks not to bring his protest against the disparity in funding of rich and poor public school districts to the streets outside Wrigley Field.

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AP-IL--Obama Home-Arrest

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Updated: 05/04/2009 - CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County prosecutors say the man arrested near presidential contender Barack Obama's South Side Chicago home told police officers he wanted to speak with the presidential hopeful about getting a job.

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AP-IL--O'Hare-Runway

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Posted: 09/25/2008 - Expansion of one runway at O'Hare is complete

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Local Reactions to President Bush's Economy Speech

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Most of us are anxious to know when and how the financial crisis will be resolved and if the president has the answers. We watched the speech with a local investment advisor. Here are his reactions.

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Cost of Illinois High School Dropouts

Posted: 09/24/2008 - We all know the negative impact dropping out of high school has on individual students. But a new study puts a price tag on the costs to taxpayers.

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Illinois Opposes Abortion Rule

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Illinois joined 12 other states and several medical associations today in opposing a proposed federal rule that the states' attorneys general fear would open the door for hospitals and physicians to deny access to contraception.

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Trump in Chicago, Speaks on Bail-Out

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Donald Trump was in Chicago today and said a $750 billion bail-out of the financial industry is a "black eye" on an American economy that last week "rushing into one big depression."

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Salt Shortage

Updated: 09/24/2008 - Snowy winter causes salt shortage in the Stateline

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Bachman Law Update

Updated: 09/24/2008 - The proposal for a new law regarding police policy when responding to emergencies is moving ahead.

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VIP Certification Academy in Boone County

Updated: 09/24/2008 - If you've ever wanted to be a police officer, here's your chance. VIP's Certification Academy, or Volunteers in Police Service, got underway tonight in Belvidere.

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U.S. Government Wants Lawsuit Tossed

Posted: 09/24/2008 - An attorney for a Kentucky widow suing the U.S. government over her husband's death at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Marion acknowledges the lawsuit was filed too soon.

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40 Charged in Latin Kings Drug Bust

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Police and FBI agents in Chicago have rounded up dozens of alleged street gang members and associates in a crackdown on what prosecutors call a cocaine selling operation run by the big Latin Kings street gang.

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Ameren Rate Increase Approved

Posted: 09/24/2008 - State regulators have approved a $162 million annual rate increase for Ameren Illinois' gas and electric customers.

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Facts About Illinois Dropouts

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Parents and taxpayers can find dropout rates for school districts and high schools at the Illinois State Board of Education's Web site. Here are some facts about dropouts in Illinois.

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