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Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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By BJ Lutz

Quinn Asks for Federal Aid for 15 Counties

Quinn Asks for Federal Aid for 15 Counties

The request includes Champaign, Douglas, Fayette, Grundy, Jasper, LaSalle, Massac, Pope, Tazewell, Vermilion, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, Will and Woodford counties. If granted, it would allow people and... Read »

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 11:33 AM
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By Mark W. Anderson

Rahm, Obama Slow Out of the Gate with Tornado Responses

Rahm, Obama Slow Out of the Gate with Tornado Responses

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn declared seven Illinois counties as disaster areas after massive storms killed six people. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 6:08 AM
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By Ward Room Staff

Quinn: 13 Counties Are Disaster Areas

Quinn: 13 Counties Are Disaster Areas

The designations aim to make it easier for state resources to help hard-hit communities. Read »

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