Illinois

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Five-Time Illinois Secretary of State Announces Retirement

White won his first election in 1998 with 55 percent of the vote, and easily won reelection four times.

08/21/2015

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Metro East Wildlife Show and Exhibit Under Fire from PETA

Woody’s Menagerie in Bond County Illinois responds

08/21/2015

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First Human Case of West Nile Reported in St. Clair County

This week the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported an adolescent female, living in St. Clair County, is the first to contact West Nile virus in Illinois.

08/19/2015

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Illinois Task Force To Develop Rules for Drones

They plan to create new laws regarding drone use by citizens and law enforcement.

08/19/2015

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Missouri and Illinois Lice Grow Immune to Common Treatments

A SIUE Biology professor says in 25 states lice have evolved and need stronger treatments methods.

08/19/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner on Union-Strike Veto: ‘Let Me Do My Job’

Imploring them to “let me do my job,” Gov. Bruce Rauner asked Illinois lawmakers Tuesday not to undo his veto of a measure authorizing an unelected arbitrator to decide a potential labor-negotiation stalemate.

08/18/2015

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East STL Budget Shortfall, Medical Marijuana Farm at Stalemate

Mayor Jackons-Hicks is reporting a $5.7 million shortfall and layoff are likely.

08/18/2015

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Traffic Fatalities Increase in Missouri, Illinois

Debra Hersman heads the National Safety Council says texting and gas prices are partially to blame.

08/18/2015

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Illinois Moms are Breastfeeding More Compared to Missouri

More Illinois moms are breastfeeding their newborns compared to Missouri moms. Nationally, about 80 percent of new moms choose to breastfeed.

08/17/2015

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Illinois Picks Pumpkin Pie

Gov. Rauner signs bill for official state pie

08/14/2015

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