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Ongoing Illinois projects could lead to jobs

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fablab logoFrom Illinois News Network

Innovators and entrepreneurs in Illinois have projects in the works that could help President Trump make good on his promise to bring back the manufacturing industries of the Rust Belt.

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Home sales strong in 2016, PAAR reports

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soldHistorically low interest rates continued attracting buyers to the local real estate market in 2016 and year-end sales nearly matched those of 2015, according to the Peoria Area Association of Realtors.

There were 5,454 homes sold in 2016, just 0.8 percent below the 5,499 units sold the previous...

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State tax returns accepted starting Jan.23

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revenue logoThe Illinois Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2016 state individual income tax returns...

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Trump Hits Populist Note in Inaugural Address

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By Richard Tofel

ProPublica

Ahead of President Donald Trump’s inaugural address, it seemed no...

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The President? No thank you

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trumpA new survey by Korn Ferry, the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, finds that the vast majority of corporate professionals would much rather take the helm of their own...

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State farming community hopeful about Trump's Ag Secretary pick

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From ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

usda logoIllinois’ agriculture community is hopeful President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help cut back regulations and lower taxes for farmers.

Illinois Farm Bureau President Rich Guebert said...

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Rauner warns striking AFSCME workers would be fired

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capitolBy ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

State officials are warning members of the state’s largest public employee union that their job, pay and benefits are at stake if they go forward with a proposed strike.

The union, AFSCME, told...

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Rauner won't attend inauguration, but still hopes for big things

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From ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

raunerDon’t expect to see Gov. Bruce Rauner among the crowd at Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Rauner said he’s got a lot on his mind.

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House GOP could consider leader term limits

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From ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

The state’s longest-serving House speaker could find himself the only holdout on implementing term limits for legislative leaders.

There are a couple of ways to bring about term limits...

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