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Several ballots supplied for the primary election in Illinois on March 20, 2012, were a fraction of an inch too big, and would not fit in vote tabulation machines. Some were cut down to size, others were put aside to be counted by hand. (Credit: CBS)

Lake County Pols Spar Over Control Of Local Elections

The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would strip the Lake County Clerk’s office of the power to supervise local elections, and hand it over to a new commission appointed by the county’s chief judge.

05/30/2013

Debbie Halvorson

Halvorson: Rep. Jackson, Cook County Shouldn’t Control Peotone Airport

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s primary challenger, Debbie Halvorson, says a Peotone airport controlled by Cook County won’t fly.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

O'Hare Airport (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Third Control Tower In Works For O’Hare

With an eye toward increasing safety and decreasing delays, the federal government will provide money to design a third air traffic control tower at O’Hare International Airport.

11/15/2010