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  • Unions protest Democrats at Illinois State Fair

    Unions protest Democrats at Illinois State Fair
    SPRINGFIELD — Unity proved to be an elusive commodity for Democrats at their day at the Illinois State Fair today as the party’s key organized labor support bashed Gov. Pat Quinn for his efforts to reform public employee pensions, forego pay...
  • Illinois Republicans rip Democrats ahead of pension special session

    Illinois Republicans rip Democrats ahead of pension special session
    SPRINGFIELD --- Republicans leaders today wasted no time laying the blame for the state's financial woes at the feet of powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan and his fellow Democrats, saying that now is the time to act like adults and pass sorely...
  • Quinn goes after gambling bill at state fair

    Quinn goes after gambling bill at state fair
    SPRINGFIELD--Gov. Pat Quinn opened a day of Democratic politicking at the Illinois State Fair today by criticizing legislation that allows slot machines at the fairground racetrack. Quinn also expressed deep reservations  about putting slot machines at...
  • Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally

    Illinois Republicans dream big at state fair rally
    Illinois Republicans dreamed big during a rally at the Illinois State Fair today, predicting the shaky economy that haunts Democratic President Barack Obama will turn into GOP success at the polls in 2012. GOP leaders talked about putting Illinois "in...
  • Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu

    Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu
    Illinois State Fair organizers are equipping the Springfield fairgrounds with extra hand-washing stations and cautionary signs to keep an emerging swine flu strain at bay. State public health officials on Thursday confirmed Illinois' first case, a...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business and Lynn Sweet.......
  • August 1: Music Lounge - Loose Gravel

    August 1: Music Lounge - Loose Gravel
    Loose Gravel Appearing: Illinois State Fair on Governor's Day Wednesday, August 17 4 to 6:30 p.m. Miller Lite Tent Springfield For more information about the fair: http://www.agr.state.il.us/isf
  • Illinois State Fair opens with food, fun and politics

    Illinois State Fair opens with food, fun and politics
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Fair opened today, and the politicians aren’t depending on rallies next week to strut their stuff at the state’s biggest combination of cattle, candy and food concoctions that our mothers wouldn't...
  • Saturday, September 3, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:05 a.m.  Funds are available for rural communities to make improvements in sewer, water, fire protection and health care facilities from the Department of Agriculture through its...
  • Quinn wants new bill that limits gambling opportunities

    Quinn wants new bill that limits gambling opportunities
    Gov. Pat Quinn today called for an overhaul of the widespread gambling expansion pending in the General Assembly, saying it needs to be scaled back. The governor indicated he's OK with the five new casinos in Chicago, southern Cook County, Rockford,...
  • Saturday, August 18, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.  Orion talks to former U. S. Secretary of Agriculture John Block at the Illinois State Fair after the Illinois Dept. of Agriculture headquarters building was re-...