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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Midwest fliers have plenty of experience with airline bankruptcies — think United, Northwest and Delta. Now comes another one with a direct impact on Chicago.

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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

While shoppers were invading malls all over the state last weekend, Secretary of State Police were making their rounds of malls as well.

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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Jacksonville Jaguars have reached an agreement to sell the small-market franchise to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan.

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

From the Tribune
More broadly, this state has to revamp a tax policy that gives all employers incentive to leave the state, but tries to lure select employers to stay.

From the Capital Fax
“All employers”? Really? How is the Tribune gonna leave? And when?
From Forbes
Jacksonville Jaguars Sold To Illinois Businessman For $760 Million
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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Former Cook County GOP Executive Director Tom Swiss raised eyebrows Monday when he submitted petitions Monday to run for the Illinois State House – as a Democrat. Swiss, who made news with some of the candidates he drafted to run…

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

In a move that could be seen as a big step forward for same-sex couples in Illinois, the state announced late Monday that partners who enter into a civil union would be able to file joint income tax…

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

from Minority Leader Tom Cross’ office HB3813 prohibits public employees from earning public pensions while on union leaves of absence (Springfield) Working with members of both the House and Senate, Leader Cross’ bill aimed at attacking pension abuses heads to…

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

After years of giving other people nicknames, John Kass finally gets one of his own (one that’s printable) in what is perhaps the coolest music video in the history of Chicago.

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

URBANA – Although last among NFL football teams, an Urbana business man will pay one of the highest prices ever for the Jacksonville Jaguars – an estimated $760 million, Forbes is reporting today. The Urbana businessman is Shadid Khan, president…

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Most political insiders have suspected that Aaron Schock, the 31-year-old wunderkind congressman who represents the Peoria area, will stay and rise in the House, or perhaps run for the Senate if…

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