Posts Tagged: illinois

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Park advocates: More time needed on Obama library decision

CHICAGO (AP) – The president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama’s library on South Side park land is skeptical of...
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Governor Rauner: ‘Bad’ lawmakers stand in the way of change

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is asking farmers to help him go after troublesome lawmakers and protect those who support his agenda...
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Uncle rescues 2 young nephews from icy pond in Swansea

Swansea, IL ( KTRS ) Authorities say a 37-year-old man rescued his two young nephews from an icy pond in Swansea. Swansea Fire Chief John McGuire says...
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Mississippi River bridge to close for a year

CAIRO, Ill. (AP) – The Mississippi River bridge connecting the southern parts of Missouri and Illinois will close for a year while crews make ma...
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Bill would require Illinois patients receive referrals

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – New legislation proposed in Illinois would require health care providers who deny care based on religious beliefs to pr...
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Survey: Uninsured rate drops in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) – An extensive survey shows the share of Illinois residents without health insurance declined 4.5 percentage points as President Ba...
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Illinois healthcare subsidies take center stage in Supreme Court

(KTRS) – The US Supreme Court is prepared to hear arguments that could affect health insurance subsidies for more than a quarter-million Illinoi...
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Report: Few sex crimes prosecuted in southern Illinois

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Thousands of sex crimes reported to police in southern Illinois aren’t being prosecuted, even though most victims ...
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Illinois lawmakers propose dozens of bills aimed at gun laws

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois lawmakers have proposed dozens of bills to tweak the state’s gun laws. The Springfield bureau of Lee Ent...
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East St. Louis shelter to remain open 24/7.

East St. Louis, IL ( KTRS ) East St. Louis is ramping up efforts to ensure that metro east residents in need have a place to go as temperatures contin...