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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 06:03 AM CDT

Trump Wants Consequences for GOP Rivals Not Endorsing Him

Trump Wants Consequences for GOP Rivals Not Endorsing Him

Donald Trump is once again taking on former Republican rivals and traditionally conservative allies, NBC News reported. The GOP presumptive nominee, less than three weeks from the party's convention, told...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 05:52 AM CDT

GOP Shifting to Become the Anti-Trade Party

GOP Shifting to Become the Anti-Trade Party

Donald Trump's break with conservative economic thinking on free trade comes as Republicans are increasingly relying on older, struggling white voters who are the most skeptical of trade deals and have lost out...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 09:08 PM CDT

Rauner, Lawmakers Reach Tentative Stopgap Funding Deal

Rauner, Lawmakers Reach Tentative Stopgap Funding Deal

Lawmakers will return to Springfield Thursday to potentially vote on a compromise that would keep the state government running for the next six months and fund schools for the upcoming fiscal year.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 05:30 PM CDT

Ditka Says He Hasn't 'Made Up His Mind' About GOP Convention

Ditka Says He Hasn't 'Made Up His Mind' About GOP Convention

Despite reports that Mike Ditka will be at the Republican National Convention among other sports icons next month, Da Coach says he has not yet accepted the invitation from Da Donald.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 02:04 PM CDT

Sanders to Help Fund His Delegates' Trips to DNC

Sanders to Help Fund His Delegates' Trips to DNC

More than 600 delegates pledged to Bernie Sanders have taken to online crowdfunding to help pay for their expensive trips to the Democratic National Convention to be held in Philadelphia this July.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:46 PM CDT

Records Show How Much Illinois Owes in Utility Bills for Peoria

Records Show How Much Illinois Owes in Utility Bills for Peoria

Public records show that the Illinois Department of Corrections owes nearly $82,000 in utility payments for its facility in Peoria.

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