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09/18/2014, 2:27 pm SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian ...
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09/10/2014, 7:17 am CHICAGO (AP) The Illinois governor's race got personal Tuesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner took ...
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09/09/2014, 10:10 pm PREEMPTION — The Mercer County Jail expansion has not been a moneymaker for the county, Republican Mercer County sheriff's candidate ...
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09/05/2014, 10:33 pm WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) Democratic Sen. Mark Udall went after his opponent's proposal for over-the-counter birth control Friday, bringing ...
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09/04/2014, 10:25 pm SPRINGFIELD (AP) — An influential business advocacy organization made its first-ever endorsement for Illinois treasurer on Thursday, choosing Republican Tom ...
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09/04/2014, 1:19 pm CHICAGO (AP) The Illinois governor's race has turned to the question of whether a candidate's personal wealth should ...
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09/03/2014, 5:47 pm TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas against three-term Republican incumbent Pat Roberts ...
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09/02/2014, 5:29 pm ROCK ISLAND - House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer will speak tonight at a private fundraiser for Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East ...
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09/02/2014, 5:30 pm ROCK ISLAND - Republican Jim Wozniak is resigning from his job as an assistant state's attorney for Rock Island County ...
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09/01/2014, 10:57 am PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the ...
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08/23/2014, 11:32 am ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition. They ...
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08/21/2014, 8:50 am CHICAGO (AP) The candidates for Illinois governor agreed to three traditional debates ahead of November, but Gov. Pat ...
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08/19/2014, 4:10 pm SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) A newspaper reports that Republican Bruce Rauner's (ROW'-nurz) former private equity firm set up investment ...
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08/18/2014, 5:36 pm DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation's first presidential ...
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08/13/2014, 8:37 am SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Republican candidate for treasurer Tom Cross' campaign accused his Democratic opponent Tuesday of financial mismanagement ...
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07/31/2014, 6:19 pm MOLINE — Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate tore into Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner's budget plan Thursday, saying it would ...
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07/31/2014, 8:26 am CHICAGO (AP) The practice of U.S. corporations reorganizing with foreign entities overseas to reduce taxes back home has ...
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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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