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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    Bryant 'cautiously optimistic' as she takes oath of office to begin fourth term in office
    Legislature (56) Bryant, Terri--State House, 115
    State Rep. Terri Bryant, R-Murphysboro, took the oath of office on Wednesday, Jan. 9, as she was sworn in for a fourth term  in office.

    Bryant represents the 115th District in Southern Illinois. Part of Union County is in the district.

    Bryant was reelected in November 2018 and began work in the 101st General Assembly on Thursday, Jan. 10.

    “Inauguration Day is al...   read more >

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    State Senator Steve McClure
    Legislature (56) , Pritzker, J.B. McClure, Steve--State Senate, 50
    Senator McClure talks about his first days on the job and his views on the newly installed Pritzker Administration http://www.sportsradio1450.com/podcast-am-springfield/ ...   read more >
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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    The Illinois Manufacturers Association on the new Illinois Governor
    Business (10) , Pritzker, J.B.
    Joey talks with President and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers Association (IMA), Mark Denzler on what the manufacturing landscape looks like under Governor Pritzker. https://wtax.com/podcasts/the-illinois-manufacturers-association-on-the-new-illinois-governor/ ...   read more >
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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    The Spin: Mayoral candidates respond to police acquittal | Tom Ricketts blasts Ald. Tom Tunney | Pritzker signs gun bill
    Chicago--Politics (17) , Pritzker, J.B.

    A handful of candidates running for Chicago mayor were sitting before the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board on Thursday afternoon when the news broke: A Cook County judge acquitted three Chicago police officers charged with lying in police reports and conspiring to cover up the controversial 2014 police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

     

    Former Chicago police Superint...   read more >

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    Illinois confronts cancer burden State residents are more likely to die from cancer than the average American, but increasing access to care through Medicaid expansion and multi-specialty outpatient clinics could change that.
    Health (49)

    Illinoisans are more likely to die from cancer than the average American, but Medicaid expansion and more multi-specialty outpatient clinics could change that.

     

    Cancer incidence rates and deaths per 100,000 people in the state are higher than the national average, according to the American Cancer Society. The group’s recently released Cancer Facts & Figures 2019 ...   read more >

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    IDOT urges avoiding trips, Icestravaganza still planned in Davenport
    Transportation (91)

    The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning people a winter storm arriving Friday evening will make travel a challenge throughout much of Illinois, with some areas possibly receiving up to 8 inches of snow.

     

    Organizers of the Saturday's Icestravaganza in Davenport said the event will go on, regardless of the weather.

     

    In its seventh year, the...   read more >

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    Gov. Pritzker names new directors, deputy governor
    Pritzker, J.B.

    Three new agency directors and another deputy governor were named by Gov. J.B. Pritzker Thursday.

     

    Pritzker appointed Sol Flores as a deputy governor. Flores is founder of La Casa Norte in Chicago, a non-profit organization that has helped 30,000 youth and families confronting homelessness. The organization also provides assistance to single parents, domestic violence vict...   read more >

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    JFK photo exhibit opens Feb. 15 at ALPLM
    Abraham Lincoln, Presidential Library and Museum (50)

    An exhibition of photographs tracing John F. Kennedy’s life opens at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Feb. 15. Some are iconic images of Camelot, while many have rarely been seen before.

     

    “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” one of the most exhaustively researched collections of Kennedy photos ever assembled,...   read more >

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