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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 25, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Durbin On Progress Against ISIS, Corporate Taxes

By Hannah Meisel

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin campaigns in Champaign on Wednesday.

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says the U.S. only has so much power over the terrorist group known as the Islamic State. American airstrikes expanded to Syria this week after six weeks of bombings over Iraq, where ISIS has strongholds. 


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 10, 2014

Ferguson’s Plan To Cut Back On Court Fees Could Inspire Change

By Joseph Shapiro

A line of people wait to speak during a meeting of the Ferguson City Council.

Ferguson, Missouri's City Council met for the first time since the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Members have proposed addressing one source of tension -- and cut back on the heavy collection of court fines and fees that hurt low-income people the most.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 04, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

IL Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Cross For Treasurer

By Jeff Bossert, with Additional Reporting By The Associated Press

State Rep. Tom Cross in Champaign Thursday

The Illinois State Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a candidate for state treasurer for the first time, backing State Rep. and former House Republican leader Tom Cross of Oswego.





WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Data Breach Revealed by Supervalu, AB Acquisition

By The Associated Press with Additional Reporting From Jim Meadows

Stores in east-central Illinois are not included on a list of grocery and liquor stores owned or franchised by Supervalu Inc. and AB Acquisition LLC, that were victims of a data breach.

Categories: Business, Privacy


AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 06, 2014

Durbin, Quinn Pleased By Reports Walgreen Will Stay In US

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

Walgreens store in Boston

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he is pleased by Walgreen Co.'s apparent decision to keep its headquarters in Illinois. But the Democrat said pressure should be put on other businesses considering a move overseas to lower their tax burdens.



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