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Rauner endorses Shimkus over McCarter

By Casey Bischel, Belleville News-Democrat

March 6, 2016

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Gov. Bruce Rauner will endorse U.S. Rep. John Shimkus for reelection at a series of events on Monday.Rauner has already made numerous favorable remarks about Shimkus, a Republican from Collinsville, but tomorrow the representative...

SIUE scales back athletic programs as Illinois budget impasse continues

By Koran Addo, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

February 29, 2016

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SIU-Edwardsville has removed men's tennis and women's golf from its athletic program as part of a cost-cutting move tied to lawmakers' inability to pass a state budget.The decision came after a seven-month financial analysis...

SIU defeats Western Illinois

February 26, 2016

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Only 29 percent of Hollywood’s speaking roles are filled by women, study says

By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times

February 24, 2016

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An extensive new study of diversity in Hollywood paints a damning portrait of the film and television industry behind and in front of the camera, describing the media landscape as "whitewashed" and calling the lack of inclusion...

Editorial: Why Illinois Democrats should want to streamline ‘The Government State’

By Chicago Tribune

February 24, 2016

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Make your own guess as to how Illinois politicians will resolve their ongoing budget gridlock. Given that legislative Democrats yearn to raise our taxes, and that Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is willing to make new revenues pa...

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