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Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

SPRINGFIELD — U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is keeping an eye on how well Illinois complies with her order to meet its obligations to citizens with developmental disabilities.

Coleman...

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Market volatility concerns heightened, survey says

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atomixManaging market volatility, preparing for a possibly imminent rate hike, and generating investment income in a low-return...

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Home prices on the rise across the country

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soldA promising climb in home sales throughout the country amidst insufficient supply caused...

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Advocates for disabled seek ‘contempt’ finding against state

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By Mark Fitton

Illinois News Network

capitolSPRINGFIELD — It’s back to court for the Illinois Comptroller’s Office and the Department of Human Services.

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Wildlife Prairie Park: Get your adventure on for free!

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I’ve never liked zoos much. “Loath” is a better word. The animals remain essentially caged in dressed-up, artificial settings. They quite often are bored and listless. They don’t hunt; they are fed. They don’t have miles to roam; they have yards. Try as they might to create “natural habitats” zoos ultimately fall short.

That’s why Peorians should be proud of what Wildlife Prairie Park has...

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Five Points becoming part of the equation; comedy show a start

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5points5It’s probably not every day that the Chicago-based comedy group that gave us Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mike Meyers and Chris Farley is used as a “test case.”

But in a way, that’s exactly how the comedy show called “Comedy Rocks,” scheduled for Saturday,...

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Smart homes becoming more in demand

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ThinkstockPhotos 178895291The smart home is here to stay.

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Five terms enough, says Jesse White

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capitolBy Mark Fitton
Illinois News Network

After five terms as Illinois secretary of state, Jesse White will retire from public office when his current term ends, he said Thursday.

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Milk Stork: New service helps business traveling moms

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milkstorkMilk Stork today launched a groundbreaking service, currently in beta, that provides...

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