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Prison, Indictment No Bar To Victory In Illinois Primary

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, March 17 (Reuters) - In the Illinois primary elections on Tuesday, candidates on Chicago's Democratic ball...

Too Much Miracle Baby Makes Public Health Go Blind

Suraj Madoori | Posted 05.12.2013 | Chicago
Suraj Madoori

With new data about rising rates of HIV among youth, it's time for public health to focus on our most vulnerable resource, children. Let's ensure that no child's life is ever put at risk with one phone call from school.

Should Potential Employers Be Allowed To Access Your Facebook Account?

Posted 02.05.2012 | Chicago

An Illinois legislator has introduced a proposal that would bar employers from asking prospective employees for their usernames or passwords in order ...

Illinois House Rejects 'Occupy' Resolution, Suburban Rep Calls Protests 'Un-American'

Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a resolution that would have expressed support for Occupy Wall Street protesters' "peaceful ...

Chicago Lawmaker: 'Black People Want Guns'

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Although Illinois' concealed carry bill was defeated in the House in May, a West Side democratic state legislator has suggested after a heated town ha...