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The president issued a proclamation Friday ordering that flags in the U.S. be lowered to half-staff through part of next week.
And the prices will likely continue drop—possibly getting close to $2 per gallon, at some point—according to a Midwest area AAA source.
One of three nominees for Republican National Committeeman for Illinois urged delegates to "give the people their party back" in what he says was a weekend filled with unfair voting with rigged outcomes.
Those attending the Illinois Republican Convention in Tinley Park over the weekend share their thoughts on the Republican party, how far it's come and where its going.
Despite impassioned speeches about opening up the Illinois GOP, the Platform and Resolutions Committee voted against sending the return of direct elections for state committeemen to the floor. Read our live blog transcript for more details.
Recent studies suggest that drastic methods must be taken.
An outbreak of bareilly, a rare case of salmonella, has been reported in 19 states. Eight of the sick are Illinois residents.
The Illinois Tollway's I-PASS replenishment system suffered a computer glitch this morning. You may want to check your credit and debit account activity.
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Patch provides trick-or-treating safety tips from the Lemont Police Department, as well as an interactive map of registered sex offenders living in the area.
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Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does NOT mark date of Mexican independence.
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