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AP - Illinois Public Media News - March 07, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul Ends Filibuster On Brennan Nomination

By The Associated Press

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(Duration: 10:11)

A tea party senator from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to block Senate confirmation of John Brennan nomination to be CIA director.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - March 06, 2013

Gov. Quinn Delivers Budget Address Amid Pension Crisis

Plan includes education cuts, ending corporate tax loopholes, reducing state boards

By Brian Mackey, Sean Powers, and Jeff Bossert, with additional reporting from The Associated Press

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(Duration: 25:14)

Pat Quinn

There were few surprises Wednesday in Gov. Pat Quinn's budget address in the Illinois General Assembly. He called it a "difficult" proposal with steep cuts in spending on education.

Categories: Economics, Government, Politics





NPR - Illinois Public Media News - March 06, 2013

For Elderly Midwife, Delivering Babies Never Gets Old

By Ina Jaffe

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(Duration: 7:35)

Dian Sparling

Increasingly, people are continuing to work past 65. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, about 7 percent are still on the job. In Working Late, a series for Morning Edition, NPR profiles older adults who are still in the workforce.

Categories: Environment, Health
Tags: midwife, health, age

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