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  • Illinois prosecutes gas stations evading sales tax

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials said crackdown on gas station owners accused of evading state sales taxes has recovered more than $100 million.
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Civil War statue returning to downtown Rockford

    ROCKFORD – A 114-year-old Civil War statue will be returned to downtown Rockford after decades at another location.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • State Farm seeks to test drones in Illinois

    BLOOMINGTON – State Farm insurance company is seeking federal approval to test drones in evaluating property damage and responding to natural disaster ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Costly Capitol renovations recognized for design

    CHICAGO – The architectural firm behind the expensive and much criticized doorway renovations at the Illinois state capitol has received a coveted awa ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Chicago Fire Department hired few blacks in 2014

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Fire Department hired far more whites than African-Americans this year – raising concerns again that the same department that wa ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
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