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Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Park Waiting on Green Light for Slot Machines

Tuesday marks 90 years of horse racing at Fairmount Park. But still looming over the track is whether other forms of gaming will be allowed.

03/23/2015

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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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Illinois Lawmakers Pass $1B Capital Bill, Adjourn Session

Legislative leaders headed home with several looming issues unaddressed a byproduct, members said, of the upcoming November election.

05/31/2014

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Quinn Hiring

Illinois Governor Quinn is ramping up his re-election campaign. Quinn’s campaign over the weekend hired Illinois native Bill Hyers as chief strategist. Hyers most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s successful campaign for mayor of New York.

02/24/2014

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Rams Announce Team Awards

A quintet of Rams players were honored on Monday as the club announced their 2013 team awards. In a vote amongst Rams players, Quinn received the Daniel F. Reeves Memorial Award, which goes to the […]

12/30/2013

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Renovations at State Capitol Haulted by Gov. Quinn

$600,000 copper plated doors became issue

09/10/2013

5/14/13-Illinois Governor Pat Quinn attended Tuesday's groundbreaking for a new FedEx Ground distribution center in Sauget. It will employ more than 100 people when it opens in mid-2014, with plans to add more workers in the future. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Ground Broken In Sauget For New FedEx Ground Distribution Center

Will employ more than 100 and move 10,000 package an hour when it opens next year.

05/14/2013

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Quinn Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Connecticut

Quinn said in a statement Friday that Illinoisans are praying for the victims and families in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/14/2012

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Quinn: High Speed Rail Service Begins Today

Amtrak trains will top 100 mph on 15-mile stretch between St. Louis and Chicago.

11/22/2012

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Protesters Boo Quinn and Top Democrats at Ill. State Fair

Union protesters said hits on wages and retirement benefits betray the Democratic Party’s tradition of supporting labor.

08/15/2012

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