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Rutherford claims may be hurdle in governor's race
CHICAGO (AP) — Treasurer Dan Rutherford was gearing up to make a big splash in the Republican race for Illinois governor with his television ads set to hit the airwaves this week, but now one of the defining moments of his campaign may instead be allegations of misconduct that he made public himself.Continued ...
Rutherford: Gov. rival behind allegations
CHICAGO (AP) — The Republican race for Illinois governor took a nasty turn Friday, with Treasurer Dan Rutherford accusing venture capitalist Bruce Rauner of being behind a "fishy" scheme to taint his image ahead of the primary.Continued ...
After crash, call for closer oversight of truckers
CHICAGO (AP) — A deadly crash in Illinois involving a truck driver accused of staying at the wheel for more than 35 hours without a long enough break prompted a call Thursday for tougher oversight of drivers and trucking companies.Continued ...
Illinois lawmakers extend online betting law
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers approved an 11th-hour extension to an online betting law on Wednesday that will allow horse racing tracks to keep their racing schedules intact this year.Continued ...
Ill. labor unions sue over plan to cut pensions
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Some of the largest public labor unions in Illinois filed a long-awaited lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's new pension reform law, a move that could delay implementation of the landmark measure and have major ramifications in upcoming elections.Continued ...
Deep freeze in Midwest puts normal routines on ice
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents brought kids to work or just stayed home because schools were closed, again. Office workers hailed cabs to ride a block — or less. And companies offering delivery services were inundated with business as Artic air blasted the central U.S. on Monday for the second time in weeks, disrupting the lives of even the hardiest Midwesterners.Continued ...
- Illinois unemployment drops, but state sheds jobs
- Illinois unions prepare attack on GOP's Rauner
- Blago trial witness testifies at Nayak sentencing
- Medical marijuana rules unveiled
- Gov. hopefuls cool to more marijuana legalization
- Lawmakers question Illinois' corporate tax breaks
- Illinois expecting flood of Medicaid applications
- Ill. committee rejects video gambling rules
- Fixing economy top priority for GOP gov hopefuls
- Feds: More than 61K Illinois residents pick plans
- 3 more health insurers extend payment deadlines
- GOP candidate Rauner flips stance on minimum wage
- Illinois municipalities counting deep freeze costs
- Comment period ending on Illinois 'fracking' rules
- Rutherford claims may be hurdle in governor's race