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Americans for Prosperity hits Landrieu with Iraq vet ObamaCare victim

Americans for Prosperity hits Landrieu with Iraq vet ObamaCare victim

Marine veteran blames Louisiana Senator for the disruption of his family’s health insurance.

Illinois GOP leaders say state can’t afford $100M for Obama library

Illinois GOP leaders say state can’t afford $100M for Obama library

The top Republicans in the Illinois House are pushing back against majority Democrats’ plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure President Obama’s presidential library to Chicago, arguing the cash-strapped state can’t afford the investment.

Somehow fitting: Taxpayers could be on the hook for $100 million worth of Obama presidential library construction

Somehow fitting: Taxpayers could be on the hook for $100 million worth of Obama presidential library construction

**Written by Doug Powers The Illinois House is expected to approve a proposal that would attempt to lure Obama’s presidential library to the state by offering $100 million in taxpayer funding towards its construction : The proposal, pushed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, goes to the full House next. Madigan said it’s appropriate for Illinois to commit public funds for the library even though the state is grappling with serious financial problems. “The state of Illinois will spend over $1 billion in construction this year alone, so $100 million is not out of line,” Madigan said after the House Executive Committee…

Small western towns to lose Amtrak service if states can’t pay up

Small western towns to lose Amtrak service if states can’t pay up

Amtrak says customers along a 600-mile stretch of the famous line will lose service in 2016 unless the states they live in cough up enough cash to upgrade aging track.

Chicago crime stats debated as magazine calls police claim of ‘progress’ an illusion

Chicago crime stats debated as magazine calls police claim of ‘progress’ an illusion

Chicago crime statistics areunder debate as a local magazine claims police reports of “progress” are an illusion.

Is it cheating?

Is it cheating?

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Doctor helps restrain passenger accused of trying to open door midflight

Doctor helps restrain passenger accused of trying to open door midflight

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Chicago man pulls gun in store over 22-cent soda tax

Chicago man pulls gun in store over 22-cent soda tax

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Regulation Nation: Breweries fight back against new government grain rules

Regulation Nation: Breweries fight back against new government grain rules

A fight is brewing between American beer makers and the federal government over happy hour … for cows.

Video game cities in real life

Video game cities in real life

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