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Illinois GOP Seeks To Close Appointment Loophole

Senate Republicans crying foul after Gov. Pat Quinn used a rare procedural maneuver to try to aid the confirmation of two appointees announced several efforts Thursday to close what they described as a constitutional loophole.

04/03/2014

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Nurse In Limbo As She Waits Weeks For License From State

The only thing standing between a Wisconsin woman and a new nursing job is the State of Illinois.

09/17/2013

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State Contracts Agency For The Blind To Staff Call Center

The state has contracted with a new partner to answer calls for professionals seeking licenses from the state, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

03/18/2013

Park Ridge Cemetery

State To Begin Licensing Cemeteries, Workers Next Month

Three years after the reuse of burial plots in historic Burr Oak Cemetery became a national scandal, state licensing of cemeteries and cemetery employees is about to begin.

06/19/2012

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How To Avoid Monthly Fees For Paying With Debit Card

With Bank of America announcing it plans to charge customers $5 a month for using their debit cards, consumers of other banks wonder if it’s only a matter of time before they’re going to face charges too. But there are alternatives.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2011

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State Bans Debt Resolution Firm From Doing Business

The State of Illinois has ordered a debt settlement company in Chicago to stop doing business.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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State Warns Of Spa Dangers

State officials are reminding the public to be extra careful at spas, after a growing number of reports of infections or injuries.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010