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Quinn, Rauner Spending Big On Early TV Ads

(CBS) –Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has joined challenger Bruce Rauner on TV, with an unusually early series of campaign commercials.

Ironically, the new Quinn ads started airing the same day a new poll commissioned and carried by GOP linked organizations shows Rauner with a double digit lead. 303 more words


Politicians, Activists Hold Rally On Minimum Wage Referendum

(CBS) — Politicians trying to raise the minimum wage say they’ve done their part, and now it’s your turn.

At a rally on Sunday, Governor Pat Quinn, Senator Dick Durbin, Representatives Jan Schakowsky and Danny Davis and Mike Quigley all joined the group “Raise Illinois” to launch a new campaign, aimed at getting half a million people to pledge to vote for an increase in Illinois’ minimum wage. 113 more words


Quinn Proclaims Frank Thomas Day In Illinois

(STMW) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a proclamation making Sunday Frank Thomas Day as the former Chicago White Sox slugger is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. 156 more words


City Breaks Ground On Pullman Community Center

(CBS) РA ground-breaking ceremony was held Saturday in the Pullman neighborhood, on Chicago’s Far South Side for a $15 million, 140,000 square foot community center that will provide indoor practice facilities for multiple sports. 187 more words


Mourners Say Goodbye To 11-Year-Old Girl Killed At Sleepover

(CBS) — Hundreds attended funeral services at Living Word Christian Center for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was shot and killed during a sleepover with a friend in Garfield Park. 291 more words


Quinn backs county ballot measure on gun laws

CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has thrown his support behind a Cook County ballot measure that asks voters to weigh in on Illinois gun laws. 111 more words


Gov. Quinn, Rauner Trade Barbs Over Budget Plans

(CBS) — The budget debate between Democrat Governor Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner now includes accusations of “flim-flamming” and “flip-flopping, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 168 more words