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Illinois Marathon Organizers Predict Race Will Go On

Organizers of the Illinois Marathon say they're optimistic Saturday's race will go on despite a forecast of rain and thunderstorms. Scott Friedlein is the Emergency Services Coordinator for the race. He says, "We run this race rain or shine. The only thing that would stop this event from occurring is dangerous weather which would be lightning or tornadic activity in the area."

Classic Mornings

Domed From the Start

I noticed that there wasn’t much media coverage, even for a 50th anniversary. 

Daniel Gorog, a man with autism stands next to his father, Dan Gorog, who address a Senate committee Tuesday.
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Coins Under The Couch Cushions And False Hope

The Illinois Senate Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to sweep reserves from special state funds.  The plan is to reverse $26-million in budget cuts to state grants for programs like a tobacco quitline, and one benefitting children with autism.