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Math professors find work of teenage Lincoln
If the discovery of some teenager's math calculations written out nearly 200 years ago doesn't seem too exciting, consider the student: Abraham Lincoln.Continued ...
DOC official quits after harassment investigation
The deputy director for the Illinois Department of Corrections' southern district has resigned following investigations of sexual harassment.Continued ...
Despite windfall Illinois still lags on bills
The outlook for thousands of Illinois service providers became brighter after lawmakers dedicated a $1.2 billion windfall to addressing the state's chronic unpaid bills problem, but some fear the positive trend could be short-lived.Continued ...
Gov: Lawmakers must 'do their job,' fix pensions
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn sought Friday to pin responsibility for solving Illinois' nearly $100 billion pension crisis squarely on the General Assembly, saying lawmakers must "do their job" and come up with a deal before a special legislative session later this month.Continued ...
Quinn calls pension session after credit downgrade
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Whammed by Illinois' second credit-rating downgrade this week because of the pension debacle, Gov. Pat Quinn moved swiftly Thursday to call lawmakers into a special session "to finish their job" after adjourning the spring session last week without a resolution.Continued ...
Illinois-run insurance marketplace stalls again
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials could end up overseeing the new Illinois health insurance marketplace for years to come after lawmakers in Springfield balked again at a full embrace of President Barack Obama's health care law.Continued ...
- Quinn prepared to call special session on pensions
- Ill. Legislature passes concealed carry law
- House OKs Medicaid expansion, 'puppy lemon' law
- Ill. House approves guns plan opposed by governor
- Ill. Senate approves health-coverage exchange plan
- 5 dead in Ill. van crash part of Christian group
- New Ill. House gun bill excludes parks, transit
- Ill. House committee approves Medicaid expansion
- Ill. Senate panel endorses ammunition limit
- Senate Democrats want more school money, not cuts
- Senate committee to consider gun bill
- 'Fracking' supporters say Ill. bill ready for vote
- Cities could restrict places for guns
- Watchdog group says state must address pensions
- Math professors find work of teenage Lincoln