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Jul 09, 2014

Coal company Murray Energy sues Illinois rival, saying land purchases breached confidentiality

A leading U.S. coal company is suing a rival with which it shared confidential business plans during a deal that later fizzled, saying the competitor used the proprietary details to buy up land in southern Illinois to thwart the accuser's expansion p...

Jul 08, 2014

Alan J. Dixon, 86, Is Dead; U.S. Senator Who Championed Illinois

Mr. Dixon was a two-term United States senator from Illinois in the 1980s and early ’90s who was known for keen attention to constituents’ needs...

Jul 03, 2014

Supreme Court OKs another religious birth control exemption

A divided Supreme Court gave a small Christian college in Illinois a temporary exemption Thursday from the “contraceptive mandate” in President Obama’s healthcare law, renewing questions about how the justices will handle religious requests to opt ou... #Illinois #Barack Obama

Jul 04, 2014

Retiring: Some States Look to Fill a Retirement Savings Gap

Connecticut and Illinois are among the states considering programs to allow workers to direct pretax money from paychecks to retirement accounts... #Illinois #Connecticut

Jul 01, 2014

Renouncing Corporate Citizenship

The Walgreen chief executive, who said he was “proud of our Illinois heritage,” is considering a merger that would move the company’s headquarters to Switzerland in a bid to decrease its tax bill... #Illinois #Connecticut

Jul 01, 2014

Court ruling creates setback for unions in collecting fees

WASHINGTON — In a defeat for labor unions, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that thousands of home health-care workers in Illinois cannot be forced to pay fees that help cover a union’s costs of collective bargaining... #Illinois #Connecticut

Jul 03, 2014

Supreme Court OKs another religious birth control exemption

A divided Supreme Court gave a small Christian college in Illinois a temporary exemption Thursday from the “contraceptive mandate” in President Obama’s healthcare law, renewing questions about how the justices will handle religious requests to opt ou... #Illinois #Barack Obama

Jul 02, 2014

Biological Machines In The Making: 3D Printed Bio-Bots Combine Biology With Electricity

Engineers from the bioengineering department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have combined muscle cells with electrical pulses to move and control a tiny 3D printed robot. Engineers hope these bio-bots can used to pave the way to a ... #Illinois #Barack Obama

Jul 01, 2014

Tables Turned! See a Trucker Pull a Cop Over for Speeding

Trucker Brian Miner used his horn to signal an Illinois state trooper he thought was driving too fas... #Illinois #Barack Obama

Jul 03, 2014

HEAR IT: Frantic mom calls 911 after driving into sinkhole

An Illinois mother believes she faces certain death in a harrowing 911 call made in the moments after she crashed into a sinkhole while delivering newspapers with her son... #Illinois #Barack Obama