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Neighbors mount fight against NEIU housing
Jul. 9, 2014
Northeastern Illinois University is planning, for the first time, to build on-campus housing. It is invoking eminent domain to acquire properties. But some of those property owners are fighting back.
Majority of Illinois crops are genetically engineered
Jul. 8, 2014
Illinois farmers are increasingly turning to corn and soybean crops that can withstand drought.
This gif shows just how gerrymandered Chicago is
Jun. 5, 2014
Chicago’s 2nd Ward has grown from one of its least gerrymandered to its most over the past 80 years.
State Senate passes ride sharing rules
May. 16, 2014
Illinois’ state senators have advanced rules to regulate popular ride sharing services, such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar.
Illinois’ Medical Marijuana program kicks off with public comments
May. 7, 2014
Concerns about the cost and who can legally purchase dominate the state’s public hearing on its medical marijuana pilot program.
Illinois' red light on Sunday car sales
May. 5, 2014
The state doesn’t mind Sunday drivers. Here’s why it doesn’t want Sunday car buyers.
Illinois state income tax could help city pensions
Apr. 28, 2014
Gov. Pat Quinn favors giving revenues from state income taxes back to cities and towns to alliviate pension problems.
Charter supporters rally against bills in Illinois legislature
Apr. 8, 2014
Illinois General Assembly is considering a dozen bills that could impact charter schools. Charter advocates want lawmakers to see the faces of affected students.
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