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Reeder: Illinois' Lame-Duck Sessions Are Lame

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.28.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Gov. Pat Quinn has called for a special session Jan. 8 for a lame-duck vote on whether to have a special election in 2016 to elect a state comptroller. Scott Reeder, Executive Editor of the Illinois News Network, says lame-duck sessions present the worst opportunities for political shenanigans and should be done away with completely.

'Blues Brothers' Mall Slated For Demolition

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The long abandoned Dixie Square Mall, where the Blues Brothers famously filmed a police chase, has a new developer who plans to demolish the shuttered...