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Illinois submits big Obamacare rate increases to the feds

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Chicago dreams of Amazon

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1 shot, shooter arrested at central Illinois high school

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1 shot, shooter arrested at central Illinois high school


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Many questions linger after man from Illinois found dead west of Denver

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Small earthquake reported in southeastern Illinois, felt in 3 states

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Tollway worker fatally struck by semi on I-294 ID'd

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Tollway worker struck, killed by truck in Alsip

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  • Illinois submits big Obamacare rate increases to the feds
    Illinois submits big Obamacare rate increases to the feds

    , chicagotribune.com

    Hundreds of thousands of Illinois consumers who buy health insurance on the state's Obamacare exchange will likely see average rates increase by 16 percent to 37 percent next year for the lowest-priced plans, according to a new analysis. The Illinois Department of Insurance submitted rates to the federal government Wednesday that would increase the average cost of the lowest-priced silver plans by 35 percent statewide
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Politics & Government

  • State Sen Raoul to run for Illinois attorney general in 2018
    State Sen Raoul to run for Illinois attorney general in 2018

    , richmond.com

    CHICAGO (AP) — State Sen. Kwame Raoul is running for Illinois attorney general next year, becoming the second Democratic state lawmaker to throw his hat in the ring. It's an open contest after Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced last week that she won't seek a fifth term. Raoul, an attorney, tells The Associated Press Wednesday that Madigan's departure leaves a big void, but he has the experience and ability to continue her "great work
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Business

  • Illinois uninsured rate falls again — but for how long?
    Illinois uninsured rate falls again — but for how long?

    , chicagotribune.com

    The number of people in Illinois without health insurance has dropped again — though some worry that trend is about to reverse amid uncertainty over the future of Obamacare. About 6.5 percent of Illinois residents — or about 817,000 people — were uninsured in 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That's a drop from the year before, when about 900,000 residents lacked insurance
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Health

  • Illinois submits big Obamacare rate increases to the feds
    Illinois submits big Obamacare rate increases to the feds

    , chicagotribune.com

    Hundreds of thousands of Illinois consumers who buy health insurance on the state's Obamacare exchange will likely see average rates increase by 16 percent to 37 percent next year for the lowest-priced plans, according to a new analysis. The Illinois Department of Insurance submitted rates to the federal government Wednesday that would increase the average cost of the lowest-priced silver plans by 35 percent statewide
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    Categories: Health | 
    Tags: Medical Care | 
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Family & Parenting

  • Warren Buffett's son becomes interim sheriff in Illinois
    Warren Buffett's son becomes interim sheriff in Illinois

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett was sworn in Friday as interim sheriff of Macon County in central Illinois. Dozens of friends and family were in attendance when Howard Buffett was sworn in by Macon County Circuit Judge A.G. Webber. He will begin full-time duties immediately and continue until a new sheriff is elected next fall
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Society & Culture

  • Hundreds mourn Illinois sailor who died in USS McCain
    Hundreds mourn Illinois sailor who died in USS McCain

    , richmond.com

    DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois sailor who died when the destroyer USS McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore last month was remembered as a hero during his funeral Monday. Hundreds of mourners gathered at Life Foursquare Church in Decatur, three weeks after Logan S. Palmer, 23, went missing following the collision on Aug. 21. He was one of 10 sailors whose remains were recovered
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Education

  • University of Illinois enrollment rises, defying declines at other state campuses
    University of Illinois enrollment rises, defying declines at other state campuses

    , chicagotribune.com

    Bucking the broad enrollment declines at the state's public universities, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign posted a modest increase this fall to set a record for its total student enrollment, according to data released Wednesday. Even more striking was the sharp increase at one of its sister campuses, the University of Illinois at Chicago, which posted the biggest percentage gain in freshman enrollment among the state's 12 public universities this fall
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Travel & Recreation

  • Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21
    Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

    , chicagotribune.com

    Lake County is set to become the first county in Illinois to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes, tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to 21. The ordinance, which impacts only unincorporated areas, passed the Lake County Board on Tuesday with board members Tom Weber and Michael Danforth the only no votes. The goal of the ordinance is to reduce the number of people who start smoking before the age of 21 and increase the social distance between those that can legally buy cigarettes and those who cannot, said Mark Pfister, executive director of the Lake County Health Department
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