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    ‘We’re back': second ‘Star Wars’ teaser drops

    The second teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit the internet today during a fan event in Anaheim, California. Check it out below.

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Sunday Service: Legalizing competition in Illinois’ auto industry

    By Michael Lucci Illinois Policy Institute Cronyism in the Illinois auto industry extends beyond just the ridesharing debate. More than 30 years ago, big car dealerships successfully lobbied to ban their competitors from making Sunday car sales....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Cullerton: Don’t bet on right-to-work zones

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — State Senate President John Cullerton on Wednesday gave a few clues as to the possible shape of things to come as the General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner get...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    State Roundup: Rauner continues “Turnaround” pitch

    From Illinois News Network ilnews.org Crisis gives way to opportunity. That’s the sentiment Governor Bruce Rauner shared Wednesday with the state’s business leaders at a Chamber of Commerce lunch in Springfield. During the annual event the Governor...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Open Government: Improved FOIA laws crucial

    By Caroline H. Little President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America President Obama has routinely promised greater transparency within the federal government. Now, Congress is making strides towards achieving this critical goal. The House of Representatives and...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Legislators ask Rauner to pony up pension details

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — Two Democratic legislators considered pension experts among their peers say Gov. Bruce Rauner needs to get his pension proposal into a bill very soon. State Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Evanston,...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Rockford Art Deli providing homegrown artists a place to flourish

    By Grace Stiles Contributor The Rockford Art Deli — sat right on the main drag at 402 E. State St. — may not be what people first imagine a T-shirt shop to look like.With exposed pipework, rafters...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Talcott acquisition continues west side trend

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Justin Fern’s Urban Equity Properties (UEP) purchased downtown Rockford’s iconic 13-story Talcott Building, 321 W. State St., March 31, 2014 for an undisclosed sum, reportedly in the area of $7 million....

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Record Store Day brings vinyl back into the limelight

    By Nate Johnson Columnist As vinyl records continue to recapture their share of the music market, so grows Record Store Day.  Founded by a coalition of independently-owned record stores in 2007 to emphasize the need to support...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Budget cuts: not all about dollars and ‘sense’

    By Eric Brown Education and Advocacy Coordinator, RAMP Center for Independent Living During his visits around the state both on the campaign trail and after he was elected Governor Rauner has said that he wants to help...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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