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3 Challenges Facing Illinois in 2015

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.02.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The new year has a lot in store for Illinois, with a new governor, the process of replacing late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and the prospect of mor...

PHOTOS: Throw Your Very Own Party WHERE?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.05.2012 | San Francisco

With Jerry Brown shacking up somewhere between a Sacramento loft and the Oakland hills and California's state parks in dire need, officials have devis...

Sarah Palin Sued For $100,000

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska -- An activist is suing Sarah Palin for at least $100,000, saying she undertook a campaign to "punish, embarrass, discredit and silence...

Everyone Hates The Governor's Mansion Except Andrew Cuomo

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It is perhaps the most spectacular perk of the governor's job: a 40-room Victorian mansion, with a full-time domestic staff, on six rolling acres abov...

PHOTOS: Scrooge, Sedaris And The Symphony--Holiday Cultural Events Worth Checking Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Looking for a more upscale way to enjoy the holidays in Denver this season? We've got you covered. Holiday-themed cultural events on the front range...

Quinn Promised To Live In Governor's Mansion, But Spends Very Little Time There

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn had been in office only a few hours last year when he vowed to do something his impeached predecessor did not -- live in the Executive ...

Schwarzenegger Would Close 220 State Parks To Cut Deficit

AP | SAMANTHA YOUNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could mean the closing of up to 220 state parks, among them the home of the world'...