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  • On the 'Scholarship' list in Springfield

     
    Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that...
  • Chapa LaVia launches run for Aurora mayor

    Chapa LaVia launches run for Aurora mayor
    State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia wants a new job. Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, told supporters this week she intends to run for mayor of Aurora in 2017, when the term of current mayor Tom Weisner ends. Weisner announced about six weeks ago he will not run for a...

    Community says goodbye to a 'just man'

     Community says goodbye to a 'just man'
    It was a simple goodbye for an ordinary man whose life took an ever-so complicated turn. There was no flower-draped casket in front of the church. No program or prayer cards in the back. There was no moving rendition of "Amazing Grace." No parade of...

    Legislation aims to protect online ticket buyers

    Legislation aims to protect online ticket buyers
    Paramount Theatre officials and some Aurora area leaders say legislation awaiting Gov. Bruce Rauner's signature will help protect customers from unscrupulous online ticket brokers. At a press conference in Aurora Thursday, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit...

    Speak out: 'They should fix that bridge. It's been here 115 years.'

    Speak out: 'They should fix that bridge. It's been here 115 years.'
    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Puzzled: I would like to comment on all these killings on the South Side of Chicago...