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Battle for Illinois Governor Reaches Presidential Proportions

The race for Illinois governor is getting attention from the highest office in the land.

10/20/2014

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Several Injured After School Bus Collides with SUV

A Friday afternoon collision between an SUV and a school bus on Interstate 64 in St. Louis left several students from an Okawville, Illinois, elementary school with injuries.

10/17/2014

WINNETKA, IL - MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rauner: From ‘Right to Work Zones’ to ‘Opportunity Zones’

Bruce Rauner is now downplaying the “right-to-work zones” that were a part of his platform in the primary.

10/17/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois to Launch Ebola Hotline

As fears about Ebola continue to spread, Illinois health officials have announced plans to set up an Ebola hotline.

10/15/2014

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Two Inmates Escape Southern Illinois Jail

Escaped from their cell in the White County Jail.

10/11/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

Emerald Ash Borer. Photo courtesy of the Missouri Department of Conservation

Tree-Killing Beetle Found in 14 More Illinois Counties

The state Agriculture Department says a beetle that’s killed hundreds of millions of U.S. ash trees has spread to more Illinois counties.

10/06/2014

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Pere Marquette Slated for Improvements

bike trail rehabilitation and lodge renovations are planned

10/04/2014

Photo: AFP/Getty/Juan Mabromata

Illinois Man Approved for Medical Marijuana Shares What Smoking Pot has Done for Him

He lobbied for its passage, now a northern Illinois man says he’s even more excited to have the first letter from state officials qualifying him to purchase medical marijuana.

10/03/2014

Actor John Kusack, who starred in a variety of rom-coms, says today's Hollywood culture makes it easy for con artists to prey on celebrities. (John Cusack in "High Fidelity." (Photo By Getty Images))

Actor John Cusack: Hollywood Is ‘A Whorehouse And People Go Mad’

Cusack also laments that the climate for women in Hollywood is “brutal.”

10/01/2014

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