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  • Obama urges Democrats to vote early for Quinn

    Obama urges Democrats to vote early for Quinn
    President Barack Obama on Sunday night helped launch an all-out effort by Democrats to get voters to the polls for Gov. Pat Quinn, telling thousands gathered at a South Side rally to cast their ballots when early voting starts Monday.
  • Batavia residents want answers on electric rates

    Batavia residents want answers on electric rates
    Batavians presented more than 1,000 signatures to the City Council Monday night, urging the council to request in strong language an investigation into the city's power provider. Betsy Zinser, a Batavia resident at the forefront of citizen outcry...

    DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes

    DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes
    The candidates to lead the DuPage County Board offer different views on whether the county should impose a stormwater fee on property owners. Incumbent County Board Chairman Dan Cronin believes there is merit to a payment system based on how much...

    Endorsements for Illinois Senate

    Endorsements for Illinois Senate
    Here's a prediction on which you can bet the house: Democrats will control the General Assembly after the Nov. 4 election. It's a mathematical certainty in the Senate. Democrats hold a 40-19 majority, and only seven seats are contested. If Republicans...

    The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate

    The dilemma in endorsing Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate
    Six years ago we struggled with an endorsement for a U.S. Senate seat. We recalled the last time an Illinoisan rose to the top of the Senate: Minority Leader Everett McKinley Dirksen, a Republican, was known for his civility and his willingness to set...