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  • Indiana scrambles for a do-over on religious freedom law

    Indiana scrambles for a do-over on religious freedom law
    "It's been a tough week here in the Hoosier State," said Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, stepping to the microphone to address the backlash over the state's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
  • The math works for Rahm's pension fix, but not the politics

    The math works for Rahm's pension fix, but not the politics
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been complaining on the campaign trail about the "dual taxation" of city residents, stating at last week's debate that "Chicago is the only municipality that pays twice for teachers' pensions: one for our teachers and the one for...

    Oak Park District 97 candidates weigh in on Common Core, finances

    In an effort to help voters make their final selections on April 7, the Oak Park and River Forest League of Women Voters will sponsor a Candidates Fair. The event will feature those running for seats on the Oak Park Elementary District 97 and the Oak Park...

    Village officials relieved, but schools leery of state budget deal

    As Illinois lawmakers came to an agreement last week on a short-term fix of the Illinois budget, a sigh of relief could be heard from the Glencoe Village Hall, but School District 35 may take a hit. To get the state through the rest of the budget year...

    No more smoking on Elgin Community College campus

    No more smoking on Elgin Community College campus
    Smoker's Corner at Elgin Community College has become history — along with smoking almost anywhere else on campus. Indoor smoking at the college, like that in most Illinois public buildings, has been banned for years. But Monday was the day a...