State Rep. Tom Cross in Champaign Thursday
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September 04, 2014

IL Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Cross For Treasurer

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.

Comedian Joan Rivers promoting her memoir on July 25th in New York.
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September 04, 2014

Comedian Joan Rivers Dead At 81

Joan Rivers, the comedian who crashed the male dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, has died.

September 04, 2014

Ex-Virginia Gov., Wife Guilty Of Public Corruption

A jury has convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, of corruption, fraud and bribery, after the couple accepted more than $165,000 of gifts and loans from a businessman.

Police stand watch over protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 13
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September 04, 2014

Ferguson Police Tactics Draw Justice Department Investigation

The U.S. Department of Justice will launch an investigation into police tactics in Ferguson, Mo., NPR's Carrie Johnson reports, with a focus on looking for a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.

September 03, 2014

10,000 Illinois Immigrants Risk Losing Obamacare

Some 10,000 immigrants in Illinois are among more than 200,000 nationwide whose insurance bought through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could end this month if they don't prove this week they're legally in the country.

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