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Illinois State Capitol

State Lawmakers To Weigh Adding An Online Lottery Game, Giving Up A State Park

Only three days remain in the Illinois General Assembly’s spring session. As WBBM Newsradio’s Alex Degman reports, those days should be busy.

WBBM Newsradio–05/29/2012

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Hospital Worker Charged With Using Patients’ Credit Cards To Pay Bills

The Cook County State’s Attorney has charged a hospital worker with paying her bills with credit cards stolen from cancer patients.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012

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Turmoil Surrounding Ex-President Leaves U Of I With Big Bills

The turmoil at the University of Illinois that led to the resignation of the school president lasted three months, but it also left behind a stack of bills.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

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Phone Hackers Rack Up $27,000 Bill For Hinsdale Church

A Hinsdale church is on the hook for a $27,000 phone bill for calls made while the church was closed.

03/29/2012

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Experts: Illinois Nation’s Worst At Paying Bills

Experts say Illinois appears to be the worst state in the country when it comes to paying bills late.

10/15/2011

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BGA: City Owed Millions In Unpaid Water Bills From Suburbs

The city of Chicago is owed $47 million in unpaid water bills. It’s a big number for a cash-strapped city. A Better Government Association study found that those who owe much of that money might not be who you expect.

CBS 2–09/21/2011

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Even With Tax Hike, Illinois Still Has $4 Billion In Unpaid Bills

Despite raising the Illinois income tax 66 percent and implementing spending restraints, the state still has $4 billion in unpaid bills.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

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Lawmaker Seeks Ways To Pay Off State’s Bills

The state of Illinois has a backlog of bills, and one lawmaker is outlining hopes of changing that.

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2011

Brian Urlacher

Bears Announce Preseason Schedule, Will Play Rams In HOF Game

Assuming that there is a 2011 NFL preseason, the Chicago Bears have officially released their expected opponents.

04/12/2011

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Illinois’ Overdue Bills Reach More Than $6 Billion

The state is more than $4.5 billion behind in payments to doctors, hospitals, school districts, universities and businesses, according to state Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

04/12/2011

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Peoples Gas Customers Could See A Spike

Peoples Gas customers may see a spike in their bills next year after the company asked the state to approve a 10% delivery charge increase for Chicago customers and a 3% hike for those in the northeastern suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–02/15/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Disagreement Over Paying State’s Bills

What was supposed to be a budget overview at a Senate committee meeting Tuesday came up short, in the eyes of the intended audience.

WBBM Newsradio–02/09/2011

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Orland Park Might Start Paying Bills With Plastic

The southwest suburb of Orland Park is looking at using plastic to pay its bills.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

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Biggs: Cutler Isn’t Kurt Warner

The Bears’ offense has been making tremendous strides over the past few games. Jay Cutler’s improvement has been most visible and it stems from a change in the Martz scheme.

670 The Score–12/02/2010

Jay Cutler

Trying To Avoid The Jeff George Comparison

Jay Cutler has all the talent to become an elite quarterback in the NFL. There was another former NFL quarterback who had all the skills, but Jeff George never lived up to his potential. And that’s exactly what Cutler is trying to avoid.

670 The Score–11/09/2010

Jay Cutler

Miller: Cutler And Bears Are Capable Of Greatness

When the Bears traded for Jay Cutler he came to Chicago with expectations of being a great NFL quarterback. While he hasn’t reached that level yet, Jim Miller thinks it’s not only within his reach to be great, but also this Bears team.

670 The Score–11/08/2010

Jay Cutler

Is Offensive Balance Here To Stay?

The Bears had a much more balanced offense on Sunday, something many Bears fans have been hoping to see for some time now. Troy Aikman joined the Mully and Hanley Show to talk about what that balance means for the Bears.

670 The Score–11/08/2010

Matt Forte

Hampton: ‘The Objectives Were Met’

The Bears got back on track with a 22-19 win over the Buffalo Bills. While there is still mixed reaction from Bears fans, Dan Hampton sees some important positives.

670 The Score–11/08/2010

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Bears Are Rested And Ready For Buffalo

Coming off of their bye week, the Chicago Bears are rested and ready to take on the winless Buffalo Bills.

11/05/2010

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Bowman Out For Sunday

Dez Clark suffered a stinger in practice today, but will be able to play on Sunday. Zach Bowman was held out of practice and won’t play against the Bills.

11/05/2010

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