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Senator accused of sexual harassment fighting to stay on ballot

Senator accused of sexual harassment fighting to stay on ballot

By Monique Garcia | Chicago Tribune

January 8, 2018


Filed under State

Silverstein is facing four primary challengers in a contest that started after a victims' rights advocate accused him of sexual harassment as she was working with him to pass a bill.

Investigation details secretive contacts with lobbyist on $2 billion Illinois lottery contract

Investigation details secretive contacts with lobbyist on $2 billion Illinois lottery contract

By Joe Mahr and Matthew Walberg | Chicago Tribune

January 6, 2018


Filed under State

A top staffer for the Illinois Lottery failed to disclose her relationships and contact with lobbyists for a firm that was bidding for a massive contract to manage the lottery, a state investigation has found.

Caterpillar’s revenue rebound expected to continue in 2018 and beyond

Caterpillar’s revenue rebound expected to continue in 2018 and beyond

By Matt Buedel | Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois

November 8, 2017


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A 25 percent increase over this year's expected final tally of $44 billion is "reasonable" and can be achieved in the "near term," Caterpillar's director of investor relations told analysts on Tuesday.

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