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Ill. March of Dimes Pushes for Daycare Employee Vaccine Policies

The March of Dimes says daycare centers ought to have vaccine policies for adults employees.

02/09/2015

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Cars Striking Plows an Ongoing Problem in Metro-East

Despite mild winter, five IDOT trucks have already been hit this year.

02/05/2015

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 Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive

“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”

02/04/2015

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Illinois Governor Awards Medical Marijuana Licenses

Rauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois’ first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.

02/02/2015

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Proposed Illinois Law Would Address Ferguson-Like Cases

A review of any death of someone at the hands of a police officer would come if a new bill filed in Illinois becomes law.

01/29/2015

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New Bill Would Make ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Ill. Children Illegal

The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.

01/21/2015

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Ill. Gov. Rauner Wants to Take Closer Look at Gaming Industry

Rauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.

01/20/2015

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Income Tax Season Begins Today

This year will be interesting for those who purchased health insurance on the exchange – they estimated their income and received a tax credit to help pay for their insurance.

01/20/2015

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Police: 2014 Concealed-Carry Permits in Illinois Top 91,000

Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois’ total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.

01/16/2015

The old eastbound Interstate 70 ramp to the Poplar Street Bridge is coming down for good. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Interstate 44 Shutting Down this Weekend

At 8 p.m. Friday, crews will shut down the depressed section of Interstate 44 and I-44 and Interstate 55 ramps to the Poplar Street Bridge so they can tear down the Memorial Drive ramp.

01/15/2015

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