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  Gov. Pat Quinn says his trip to Spain was a way of saying "thanks" to a good customer and building new relationships that could help the Illinois economy. Illinois exports to Spain are up by 29 percent, and Quinn says it's smart to thank such a good...

Quinn says Spain trip was 'thank you' to good customer

Updated: 7/10/2012 05:24 PM

  A traveling salesman from Plainfield who, fearing he was about to lose his biggest client, suddenly left on a business trip to Iowa in the middle of a trial where he was serving as a juror has become a symbol all-too prevalent disregard of the jury...

Plainfield juror who skipped trial avoids jail

Updated: 7/10/2012 09:04 PM

  Congressman Luis Gutierrez is the latest Illinois politician to call on Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to provide more information about a medical condition that's had him on leave for a month. Gutierrez said Tuesday that Jackson has a responsibility...

Gutierrez: Congressman Jackson must give medical update

Updated: 7/10/2012 04:41 PM

  Public swimming pools were a popular place for people trying to stay cool in Lake County during last week's heat wave, a Daily Herald survey showed. Attendance figures at some pools were up dramatically for the first week of July, compared to the...

Pool attendance - and revenue - up during heat wave

Updated: 7/10/2012 04:38 PM

  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed what he calls an immigrant-friendly ordinance that beefs up existing practices by adding protections for illegal immigrants. It says Chicagoans who are illegal immigrants will be detained only if they're...

Chicago mayor's proposal protects immigrants

Updated: 7/10/2012 04:33 PM

  A pathologist who has led death investigations in Florida and Colorado has been named as Cook County's new medical examiner. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appointed Dr. Stephen Cina on Tuesday and asked the full board to confirm him...

New medical examiner named in Cook County

Updated: 7/10/2012 04:32 PM

  Republican David McSweeney is challenging the petitions of independent candidate Dee Beaubien in the 52nd House District race. He's claiming that Beaubien is ineligible to run as an independent because she signed petitions for twoGOP candidates.

Beaubien's candidacy in 52nd House race challenged

Updated: 7/10/2012 06:34 PM

  If you live in an unincorporated area, you've been on the outside looking in as many communities cut deals for cheaper electricity. However, that will change with new legislation allowing townships to pass referendums to create electric aggregation...

Legislation will open electrical aggregation to residents in unincorporated areas

Updated: 7/10/2012 06:35 PM

  If you see 30 to 40 antique cars crusing down Main Street in Antioch on Wednesday, it's no coincidence. The third annual Cruisin' Antioch car show is set for 6 to 8 p.m. between Main and Orchard streets.

Crusin' Antioch car show comes to Main Street for higher visibility

Updated: 7/10/2012 09:27 PM

  Glitches with a new software program used by Northwest Central Dispatch System for routing emergency calls to fire and police departments caused a 14-minute delay Sunday in the response to a potential heart attack victim in Palatine, Palatine Fire...

Software glitches delay 911 response in Northwest suburbs

Updated: 7/10/2012 06:13 PM

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