Illinois

July 22, 2019 - 12:45 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) - The Illinois Republican Party is condemning a social media post attacking four minority Democratic congresswomen. A post up for nearly two days on the Illinois Republican County Chairman's Association page shares a widespread meme featuring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan...
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July 22, 2019 - 10:31 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State health officials say more data on pregnancy and babies will be available to the public. The Illinois Department of Public Health says it is adding maternal and child health data to its public health community map . The feature shows information on the quality and...
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July 22, 2019 - 10:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois expressways in the Chicago area could get more security cameras soon under a new plan recently signed into law. The push for more cameras follows a recent spike in gunfire along highways. The law is named for postal worker Tamara Clayton who was fatally shot in her...
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July 22, 2019 - 8:53 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — It's being called " Missouri's Largest Cannabis Expo "... but you'll have to go to Illinois to experience it. The two-day event is Tuesday and Wednesday at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. The event is geared toward budding entrepreneurs. RELATED: Missouri medical...
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July 19, 2019 - 10:22 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - U.S. Representative Mike Bost wants to give Cahokia Mounds State Historic site national park status. Bost is the cosponsor of bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday to do just that. The Cahokia Mounds and Mississippian Culture National Historic Park would include...
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July 18, 2019 - 3:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit alleging a new law that expands state oversight of firearm dealers places “onerous restrictions” that could drive many out of business, officials with the advocacy group announced Wednesday. Under the law, which Democratic Gov...
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Ann Wagner and Dick Durbin
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July 16, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) is calling today's House resolution condemning President Trump's comments that many are calling racist, "counterproductive," saying it will only foster division, not the unity our nation needs. In a statement emailed to KMOX, Wagner says she is...
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June 2019 flooding along Mississippi River in Grafton, Illinois
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July 16, 2019 - 10:25 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is urging residents to report flood damage to their county’s emergency management agencies. He says such action will increase the likelihood the state will qualify for federal disaster aid. According to the governor’s office, the state can qualify...
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July 11, 2019 - 11:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State officials say thousands of Illinoisans will have delayed unemployment checks this week due to computer problems. Illinois Department of Employment Security spokesman Sam Salustro says about 29,000 people were supposed to be paid Wednesday. He says the agency...
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