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Government
1:44 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Bustos touts new state manufacturing lab during Peoria stop

U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos says the region could benefit from a new Digital Manufacturing lab next year. She says the $320 million lab will help small and large businesses reduce the cost of developing and launching new products:

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State News
2:00 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Legislation would put limitations on Uber in Illinois

A technology company that has changed the way many people get around Chicago is speaking out against proposed regulations. 

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State News
6:00 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Representative Ford pleads guilty of misdemeanor

Federal prosecutors in Chicago have dropped almost all charges against a sitting Illinois politician. State Representative LaShawn Ford pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of lying on his taxes.  

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State News
3:55 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Rauner offers donation to credit union

Illinois Democrats are questioning the motivation of the Republican candidate for governor.  Bruce Rauner is offering a million dollars to support a money lender on Chicago’s South Side.  

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State News
5:02 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Chicago drivers get a chance to appeal red light ticket

Chicago drivers who may have wrongly received automated tickets from the city’s red light cameras may be eligible for a refund.  IPR’s Alex Keefe has details.

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State News
3:06 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Quinn supports ban on assault weapons

 

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is bringing the debate over guns into his reelection campaign.  Quinn says the issue of military-style weapons represents a fundamental difference between his policies and Republican candidate Bruce Rauner.

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State News
2:32 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Illinois lawmakers probe anti-violence program

A legislative hearing convened to probe a troubled anti-violence program run by Governor Pat Quinn is underway in Chicago.  

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Crime
4:54 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Quinn could send state police to tackle Chicago violence

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is willing to provide back-up for the Chicago Police Department. More than 50 people were shot in Chicago over the long holiday weekend.  

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State News
6:12 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Chicago Police Superintendent plans to reduce gun violence

After suffering a heart attack earlier this month, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is back at work to push his plan on reducing gun violence.  

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State News
10:44 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Chicago finds new ways to test for HIV

The month of June is Gay Pride month across America.

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