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  • Romney, allies buy $2.2 million of TV ad time in Illinois

    Romney, allies buy $2.2 million of TV ad time in Illinois
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney might not be campaigning in Illinois until Monday, but he’s poised to saturate the state’s airwaves during the final week before the Illinois primary. The contender and a political action...
  • Local leaders ask Metra for additional Heritage Corridor trains

    Local leaders ask Metra for additional Heritage Corridor trains
    U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., and 22 local elected officials are urging Metra to add two rush-hour trains to the Heritage Corridor line – one morning inbound train and one evening outbound train, Lipinski’s office announced today. The...
  • Illinois Supreme Court rejects Republican remap challenge

    Illinois Supreme Court rejects Republican remap challenge
    The Illinois Supreme Court today rejected a Republican challenge to have the state’s new Democratic-drawn legislative map tossed as unconstitutional. The remap challenge was decided on a 4-3 party-line decision. In February, House Republican...
  • Illinois refinery shutdown, closings account for higher prices at Hoosier pumps

    Illinois refinery shutdown, closings account for higher prices at Hoosier pumps
    Hoosiers filling up at the pump this week are feeling the squeeze on their wallets and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is working to ensure they aren’t being illegally gouged. According to AAA on Thursday, Indiana has the 7th highest gas...
  • Quinn signs bill requiring retirees to pay part of health insurance

    Quinn signs bill requiring retirees to pay part of health insurance
    Gov. Pat Quinn today approved legislation requiring thousands of retired state employees to chip in on the costs of health care insurance that many of them get for little or nothing. The law attempts to rein in the state’s rising costs but also...
  • One dead in 3-car crash on I-55 near Darien

    One dead in 3-car crash on I-55 near Darien
    One person was killed during a 3-car crash early this morning on I-55 near west suburban Darien, according to Illinois State Police. The three vehicles collided on southbound I-55 at Lemont Road near Darien at 3:50 a.m. killing one driver, according to...
  • Quinn close on deal to avoid facility closures

    Quinn close on deal to avoid facility closures
    Gov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday that he’s close to a deal with lawmakers that would keep seven state facilities open through the end of the budget year and prevent 1,900 layoffs. Quinn said his office has been working with legislative budget leaders...
  • Wedding deposits returned after Lemont hall abruptly closes

    Wedding deposits returned after Lemont hall abruptly closes
    Grooms and brides-to-be reportedly received their deposits back after a Lemont banquet hall closed without warning, leaving many couples without a place to host their receptions. Thirty women were stunned and sent into a panic when they got letters...
  • Illinois Republicans sue over Democrat-drawn remap

    Illinois Republicans sue over Democrat-drawn remap
    The state’s top Republican legislative leaders today led the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging a Democratic-drawn remapping of the state’s House and Senate districts, alleging it unfairly discriminates against African Americans and...
  • Lose yourself in isolated Visitation Prairie

    Nothing beats a good walk in the woods. You get the restorative contentment of cherishing nature. You get a good walk. And you get away from crowds in a way that only your feet -- which can navigate the narrowest trails and the thickest thickets -- can...
  • View of the blue

    As a longtime Naperville resident, Kelly Dichristofano regularly savored that community's Riverwalk. Having grown accustomed to being near water, she didn't hesitate when given a chance to buy a unit at The Front Street Lofts, a brand-new development...