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  • Sweeping new rules of road

    Sweeping new rules of road
    A sweeping overhaul of Illinois' rules of the road for teen drivers was signed into law Monday, setting stringent licensing requirements with the promise of saving lives. When the bill signed by Gov. Rod Blagojevich takes effect Jan. 1, it will give...
  • Senate showdown, subpoena

    Senate showdown, subpoena
    Roland Burris and Democratic Party leaders headed toward a symbolic showdown at the door of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday as the former Illinois attorney general presses his claim to a disputed seat. Burris said in an interview Monday evening that he...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    Trial overshadows swearing-in
    Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from office. Making his...
  • It may be the time for Burris' close-up

    It may be the time for Burris' close-up
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday it was likely that former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris would be seated as the state's newest senator this week after a legal review of new paperwork regarding the Senate appointment....
  • Going Green On a Budget

    Home energy use accounts for almost one-fifth of the nation's greenhouse-gas emissions and one-fifth of its energy consumption, according to national research. The average home spends about $1,900 annually on energy bills, according to Environmental...
  • At Niles' heart, a strong sense of pride

    At Niles' heart, a strong sense of pride
    April Maher pushes a shopping cart through the crowded aisles at Jerry's Fruit and Garden Center on Milwaukee Avenue. Maher, who lives in neighboring Park Ridge, places two cartons of strawberries in her cart and says she likes to shop in Niles. "Even...
  • Roland Burris v Senate: Showdown live

     
    by Mike Dorning and Mark Silva Roland Burris of Illinois, rejected in his attempt to take a new seat in the Senate this morning, averted any public showdown by quietly accepting the refusal of his credentials inside the Secretary of......
  • Roland Burris-Senate standoff 'thaws'

     
    by Mike Dorning Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid opened a potential path to seating Roland Burris in the Senate after a 45-minute meeting with the former Illinois attorney general at the Capitol this morning. After days in which Senate leaders......
  • Dick Durbin: Senate seat remains open

     
    by Mark Silva Probably no one would like to see a new junior senator from Illinois seated more than the senior senator from Illinois. But Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) asserts this evening that no one can fill the vacant seat......
  • On Burris, what will U.S. Senate do now?

     
    by Frank James, updated at 5:05 pm ET What will the U.S. Senate do now in the curious case of Roland Burris, the would-be U.S. senator from Illinois? The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today it's not necessary for Illinois Secretary......
  • Senate relents, will seat Burris

     
    by Jill Zuckman Roland Burris won his battle to succeed Barack Obama as the junior senator from Illinois this afternoon as Senate Democratic leaders dropped their objections and said they expect him to be seated this week. The agreement came......