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Maria Keena
May 13, 2020 - 8:14 am
Madison County's Board of Heath votes to reopen for business, even though Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker threatened to pull federal stimulus money from them and other counties that rebel against his order.
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Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
August 20, 2019 - 3:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the...
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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 14: Convicted former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich walks through a hoard of media toward his house before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. Blagojevich must report to a federal prison in Colorado by tomorrow to start serving a 14-year term he received for his conviction on numerous counts of fraud and corruption including attempting to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by then Senator Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)
August 08, 2019 - 4:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's "very strongly" considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year prison term on multiple federal corruption convictions. Trump suggested more than a year ago that he was considered a commutation...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 19, 2019 - 12:09 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has officially signed a bill to raise the state's minimum wage to $15-per-hour by 2025. BREAKING: With @GovPritzker 's signature, the $15 minimum wage is now law in Illinois! Congratulations to all the workers, union members, and advocates...
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JB Pritzker polar vortex
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Fred Bodimer
January 29, 2019 - 12:59 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Local health officials have a warning about our extreme cold temperatures. When the wind chill goes into negative territory, it doesn't take long to cause frostbite. Helen Sandkuhl is the administrative director of emergency medicine at SSM Health Saint Louis University...
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