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Quinn Names Stermer Comptroller

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:22:15 CST

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn has chosen longtime friend Jerry Stermer, his former chief of staff and current budget director, to take over as Illinois' Comptroller. IPR's Amanda Vinicky reports.

New U Of I Pres Looks To Enhance Economic Impact Of Education

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:28:00 CST

Incoming University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen says he wants to [...]

T-Mobile Settles Cramming Case

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:23:39 CST

The Illinois Attorney General's office says anyone who thinks they were among [...]

Congressman Davis Disappointed In Sony

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:54:11 CST

A Congressman from Central Illinois is criticizing the decision not to release [...]

Misplaced Social Media Flap Over New Eavesropping Legislation

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:47:37 CST

As outgoing governor Pat Quinn prepares for his final few weeks in office, he has [...]

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Man Who Killed Officers Told Passersby: 'Watch What I Am Going To Do'

Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who ambushed two NYPD patrolmen, spoke to people on the street just before the shooting took place, according to a police official.

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games were televised in the U.S.

Ready To Hit The Cuban Beach? Americans Still Have To Wait

Travel to Cuba for business or education will be much easier as the U.S. eases restrictions, but until the embargo is completely lifted, going to Cuba simply for tourism still won't be allowed.

A History Lesson On The Philippines, Stuffed In A Christmas Chicken

Rellenong manok is a deboned chicken filled with a jumble of ingredients. If it seems hard to pin down how this dish got all its fillings, it's because of the complexity of the Philippines' culture.

Is This A Goat Or A Sheep? It's Harder Than You Think

True confession: Our editors mistook a sheep for a goat. Now we've learned a lot about how cool sheep really are. Maybe our blog should be ... "Sheep and Soda?"

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