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Illinois Rep. Introduces ‘Knockout Game’ Legislation

The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.

12/26/2013

(credit: Archer Daniels Midland Co.)

Chicago Gets ADM HQ, But St. Louis IT Center Still Possible

Archer Daniels Midland Company said in a statement that it will move a small corporate team of about 50-75 employees to Chicago, but for now, the agribusiness would not be creating 100 more tech jobs.

12/19/2013

(credit: Archer Daniels Midland Co.)

Quinn Says ADM Decision Good News for Illinois Economy

Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois’ workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company.

12/18/2013

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Boeing Promotes St. Louis-Based Executive to President

Dennis Muilenburg was the president and chief executive of St. Louis-headquarted Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

12/18/2013

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Associated Press Sources Say ADM to Move Headquarters to Chicago

Sources close to the company say the agribusiness giant will be staying in Illinois, despite considering St. Louis.

12/17/2013

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senator Durbin Plans 24-Hour Fast for Immigration Reform

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, several city aldermen and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin plan to fast for 24 hours to support immigration reform efforts.

12/13/2013

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

Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into Law

The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.

12/05/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

Photo: Getty/Justin Sullivan

Ground Breaks on ‘Game-Changing’ Central West End Whole Foods

Lincoln Park, move over. St. Louis’ Central West End is garnering comparisons to the upscale, lakeside Chicago neighborhood.

11/25/2013

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St. Louis, Kansas City Rank High in Gay Rights Report

This national study by the Human Rights Campaign ranked five Missouri cities on a scale of one to 100 for LGBT inclusion in municipal law.

11/20/2013

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