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House rejects ‘ban-the-box’ college admissions bill

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — The Illinois House rejected a “ban-the-box” bill that opponents said could.

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For first time, population in all Illinois’ metro areas declines

SPRINGFIELD/WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — U.S. Census data released Thursday showed the population in every.

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Illinois lawmakers look to avoid FAA penalties amid jet fuel tax crackdown

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — After years of noncompliance, Illinois lawmakers are moving forward with.

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State Rep. Buckner blames exhaustion for DUI arrest

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — An Illinois state representative charged with driving under the influence.

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Illinois lawmaker proposes voter tax credit

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — An Illinois lawmaker is proposing a $25 tax credit for voters..

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Illinois lawmakers ponder merger of local police and fire pension funds

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Illinois lawmakers heard from municipal officials Thursday on the idea of.

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Snoop Dogg to headline Illinois State Fair

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Snoop Dogg will perform August 16 on the grandstand stage.

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Illinois to start accepting tax returns Monday

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — The state of Illinois says it’ll start processing tax returns on.

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Democrats call for ban on assault weapons in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Illinois Democrats have introduced an ambitious gun control bill that would.

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Pritzker orders immediate jobs study for emerging industries in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Illinois’ new governor wants to have a road map, by.