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Cook County President Drops 5-Cent Per Bullet Tax

The proposed tax angered gun-rights advocates, who predicted it would drive business from Cook County and to neighboring Indiana and Wisconsin.

10/31/2012

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Understaffing To Blame For DCFS Case Deaths?

Chicago Tribune report says more than 200 Ill. children referred to abuse-investigating agency in past 11 years did not survive.

09/23/2012

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A-B Brings Chicago Beer to National Stage

It was with $38.8 million that Anheuser-Busch InBev purchased Goose Island early last year.

08/27/2012

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Retirements Surging As Illinois Considers Pension Cuts

Nearly 4,750 state employees retired in the past fiscal year. That’s almost as many as the prior two years combined.

08/13/2012

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Illinois Ducks Daycare Checks

55 percent of the approximately 12,300 day care operations haven’t had visits from state inspectors during their license period.

04/22/2012

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Illinois Gas Stations Accused Of Skimming Sales Taxes

Chicago Tribune report says 651 operators have cheated the state.

09/24/2011

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Some Ill. Driver’s-Ed Cars Have Low Safety Ratings

“When you’re talking about a 1998, and here we are (nearly) in 2012, you’re dealing with a vehicle that’s almost 14 years old,” said Richard Pagliaro, an assistant superintendent for business and personnel.

09/18/2011

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Shot Levels Falling at Some Ill. Schools

Chicago Tribune takes a look at state immunization records.

06/19/2011

St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom

St. Louis Police Chief in the Running for Chicago Job

Isom omits mention of his Chicago job chance, when asked today about his future plans

04/20/2011

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