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About a hundred people peered out from the stands on opening day at Arlington International Racecourse Friday afternoon -- the festive atmosphere coming at a time when the park continues its battle to get slot machines, a change it calls crucial for its...
To: The Decisive Dozen From: Your Supporters Re: The Illinois House of Representatives Vote on Same-Sex Marriage. All it takes is the 12 of you, whoever you are. That's the rumor anyway. "Twelve votes short of passage," said Michael Madigan,...
Clout StreetThe first TV ad in the special primary election to replace ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. comes from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super political action committee and targets Democrat Debbie Halvorson’s support of gun owner rights. A...
Change of SubjectWith the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois Senate defeated a comprehensive overhaul of the state's broken pension system today, instead passing a plan to make changes to only the teacher pension system. Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, salvaged the teacher...
The Tribune asked school board candidates in Northbrook/Glenview District 30, which covers grades K-8, the following questions. Why did you choose to run for the school board? Donald Feinstein: To be a part of shaping how our district is run and how...
I can hear 'em now. "He's a good guy"; "He's a family man"; "He'll govern like a moderate"; "It will be so good for the country"; "He's post-partisan." That the election of a mixed-race candidate for president sent positive messages about America around...
Clout StreetA day after Speaker Michael Madigan pronounced the gay marriage bill 12 votes short, a group pushing the issue tried to recapture momentum by announcing support from seven Illinois Democratic congressmen --- even though they don’t get to vote in...
email@example.comThe first woman to be elected judge in Franklin County helped Letterkenny Army Depot observe Women’s History Month on Wednesday. Since 2000, Carol L. Van Horn has served on the bench of the Court of Common Pleas for the 39th Judicial District...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD --- Gov. Pat Quinn today called on Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a court order that requires Illinois to approve legislation this spring that would let citizens carry guns in public. The governor's move ramps up...
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