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  • Bill sponsored by Pritchard targets college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Rauner to deliver State of the State

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will deliver his annual State of the State address starting at noon today in Springfield. The speech can be viewed live on ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 6:35 am
  • Illinois health department issues alert on Zika virus

    The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday issued a news release alerting the public of the potential of contracting the Zika virus while tra ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Two Powerball tickets sold in Illinois win $1 million

    Two $1 million-winning Powerball tickets from Wednesday's drawing were sold in Illinois – at a Citgo Food Mart in Glenview and Newstand at Woodfield M ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • Rauner reflects on his first year

    SPRINGFIELD – One year into Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s term, the state doesn’t have a budget, and he hasn’t gotten the structural reforms he’s bee ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Northern Illinois Farm Show headed to DeKalb

    DeKALB – The state’s extreme weather, including the deadly 2015 tornado that struck Fairdale, will be among the topics discussed this week at the Nort ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 7:54 pm
  • Powerball jackpot hits $1.4 billion

    The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball jackpot now has hit $1.4 billion, which is the largest single-prize lottery jackpot in world history, according ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 11:38 am