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Cinderella' senator comes back home Created:Tuesday, March 5, 2013 5:30 a.m.CST A Shabbona farm girl named Christine Johnson has experienced a Cinderella-like story, going all the way to the Illinois State Senate and now back to her roots and old job
The Illinois Senate voted to approve same-sex marriage today, capitalizing on national support from their most famous former member, President Barack Obama, and pushing the legislation to the Illinois House on Valentine's Day. "Show the world and all
His ability to connect with people helped build his hunting and fishing equipment business and also made him a natural leader in conservation efforts, including the establishment of an artificial reef in Lake Michigan for fish habitat. He also was a
How many of us were stunned when we heard that all references to God were removed from the Democrat platform? It was astonishing to watch the pandemonium on the floor at the Democrat National Convention when under political pressure the convention
The field of medicine is being reshaped by politics like never before. Doctors, for the most part, have been caught flat-footed as laws like the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 , Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health
00 p.m., students will show the public and elected members of the Illinois State Senate and the House of Representatives how technology is being used in the classroom to improve achievement. Computer workstations will be set up in the Capitol
March 20, 2012 8:14PM Former NFL linebacker Napoleon Harris spent years trying to sack his competition. On Tuesday, it appears he's sacking his political opponents in his Democratic primary for Illinois' 15th state Senate district.
54 a.m. , updated December 14, 2011 at 10:54 a.m...Illinois lawmakers have approved a $330 million tax relief package for several major corporations. Locally, the measure is expected to mean hundreds of new jobs for Champion Laboratories in Albion,
The state of Illinois has a sordid relationship with the death penalty. Since 1973 , more than 130 people in the U.S. have been exonerated from death row and 20 of those people came from Illinois, giving the state the dubious distinction of haing the
Former State Rep. Tom Johnson has been selected by local Republican leadership to replace U.S...Johnson, a West Chicago Republican who served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003, represented the former 50th Legislative District.