Illinois

Brockland Recycling

Fire at Recycling Center in Fairmont City

Multiple departments battling 3 alarm blaze

05/03/2015

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Illinois Budget Cuts May Affect Amtrak, Residents

Local and regional Amtrak systems along with their passengers, could suffer under a proposed Illinois budget for the 2016 fiscal year.

05/01/2015

A same-sex couple gets married in Michigan after a federal judge overturned the state's gay marriage ban. (Getty Images)

Poll Shows Decline in Opposition for Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll says the number of Illinois residents against same-sex marriage continues to dwindle.

05/01/2015

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Small Business Retirement Plans in the Hands of Lobbyists

Financial advisers will be lobbying Congress this week on 401(k) plans for employees of small businesses.

04/28/2015

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain Ground

Arguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.

04/28/2015

Illinois State Capitol 2, Getty Images, photo by Henryk Sadura

Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax Rates

It won’t be on you – it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).

04/27/2015

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Report Indicates Home Prices May Have Hit Ceiling

Number of homeowners “seriously underwater” rises for first time in three years.

04/22/2015

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Meningitis Death in Madison County

Elizabeth Schreck, 30, of Durham, Missouri, was in Highland last week for a cake decorating seminar when she felt symptoms, complaining of a headache as well as neck and back pain.

04/22/2015

St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois (Courtesy of the Belleville Historical Society)

Belleville Considers Suing After Plans for Replacement Hospital in O’Fallon, Ill. Approved

The vote clears the way for the hospital to build a $300 million hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois, to replace the 60-year-old facility in downtown Belleville.

04/22/2015

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Ill. Moves Closer to Allowing Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms

The measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents’ rooms.

04/22/2015

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