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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.......