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  • Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP

    Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner’s fundraising operation isn’t taking the summer off, based on new campaign disclosure reports filed with the State Board of Elections. Rauner’s camp reported receiving $853,450 in donations of...
  • Morgan Freeman honored by Gene Siskel Film Center

    Morgan Freeman honored by Gene Siskel Film Center
    Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman was honored with the Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago on June 7. The legendary actor participated in a question-and-answer session with his "Last Vegas"...
  • Lagunitas opens Chicago taproom

    Lagunitas opens Chicago taproom
    Entering the Lagunitas taproom, which opens to the public June 25, is a long and winding road. After pushing through a pair of red double doors, patrons walk down a long, dim corridor of concrete and cinder block, past windows looking upon the working...
  • More questions on state grants

    More questions on state grants
    Back in late 2010, Apostle Carl White helped pick who would receive a lucrative state grant — then got $5,000 from the winning recipient. "It didn't seem like a big deal to anybody," White recalled. But now the state is seeking to recover the...
  • Illinois bill would let psychologists prescribe

     Illinois bill would let psychologists prescribe
    After a contentious, 12-year battle, Illinois may become the third state to allow specially trained psychologists to prescribe certain medications commonly used to treat mental illness. The new legislation would require that psychologists undergo...
  • Same-day voter registration coming to Illinois

    Same-day voter registration coming to Illinois
    Sweeping Illinois election law changes likely to be in place this fall mean it'll be easier to register, vote while away at college and cast an early ballot. Democrats say the relaxed rules will allow more people to exercise a basic democratic right,...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...
  • The mystery of the feds' investigation

     The mystery of the feds' investigation
    Even for those as angelic as newborns, few messages are as intimidating as, The U.S. Department of Justice would like information from you. Imagine the widespread angst, then, as federal prosecutors intensify their look at, and around, Gov. Pat Quinn's...
  • Feds subpoena emails in Quinn anti-violence fund inquiry

    Feds subpoena emails in Quinn anti-violence fund inquiry
    — A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena for emails of key players in Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled $54.5 million anti-violence program, including the former head of the program and two former ranking members of Quinn's administration....
  • Democrats block two subpoenas from Quinn anti-violence probe

    Democrats block two subpoenas from Quinn anti-violence probe
    A day after approving subpoenas for seven former aides to Gov. Pat Quinn in a probe of a troubled $55 million anti-violence program, Democrats today opted to drop two from the list. Rep. Frank Mautino, the Democratic co-chair of the panel looking Quinn&...
  • Quinn signs psychologist prescription bill

    Quinn signs psychologist prescription bill
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday signed into law a bill that will make Illinois the third state to allow psychologists to prescribe medications commonly used to treat mental illness. Quinn’s signature comes after a contentious 12-year battle...
  • John Kass: Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...