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Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Bill Sparing 2 Nuclear PlantsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved a plan providing billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely.
Jimmy John’s Pays $100K In Settlement Over Non-Compete ClausesJimmy John’s will pay $100,000 in a settlement over an improper non-compete clause in employee contracts, Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Wednesday.
State Budget Stalemate Drags On With No Deal In SightGov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s top four lawmakers seemed to meet in vain Tuesday, attempting to end a two-year budget standoff, but they’ll give it another shot Thursday.

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'Ok Go' Features Chicago-Based Organization And Students In New VideoGrammy-nominated band “OK Go” is teaching the kids the chords to their latest song and features a Chicago-based organization giving back in a loud way.
2 Investigators: Chicago State Pays Lobbyists To Lobby For FundsSo why is publicly-funded Chicago State University paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to well connected lobbyists? That’s just one of several questions CBS 2 investigator Brad Edwards had for Chicago State University leaders.
A Police Chase Results In A Fiery Crash In Grand CrossingCars collided and bursted into flames Wednesday as result of a police chase in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

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