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Ticker: Casinos Ended 2021 With Big Month; Former AG William Barr's memoir to be published March 8

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Gaming revenues were up across the board last month as Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor together generated nearly $100 million in revenue, of...
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New 464 area code coming to south suburbs on Friday

New 464 area code coming to south suburbs on Friday

5 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A new area code is set to begin operating in the south suburbs on Friday. Customers currently in the 708 area code may be assigned a phone number in the new...
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Boston Police take several guns off the street, arrest Charlestown man after road rage incident

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston Police officers took several guns off the street over the weekend, as they arrested five people in four different firearm-related incidents. One of those gun arrests was...
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IL governor race: Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announces run with Avery Bourne as running mate

5 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announced his run for Illinois governor Monday with State Rep. Avery Bourne as his running mate.
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IL House Speaker Chris Welch looking to combat crime in Chicago, Illinois: BGA

7 days ago   |   ABC

Moving into his second year as House speaker, Chris Welch is now focused on the state Legislature reducing crime in Chicago and across the state, the Better Government...
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Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin to announce run for governor Monday, sources say

8 days ago   |   ABC

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin will announce a run for Illinois governor on Monday, sources tell ABC7.
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Illinois Secretary of State offices closing for another week

Illinois Secretary of State offices closing for another week

8 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - All Illinois Secretary of State departments will not conduct in-person transactions including driver services for another week, until Jan. 24, the agency...
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'Like a Dream Come True': Habitat for Humanity Completes First 3D-Printed Home

9 days ago   |   Newsweek

April Springfield wasn't really aware of what a 3D home construction entailed, but she agreed to it and was left emotional when the project was complete.
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Illinois Capitol set for $224M renovation. ‘Our plan is that this building will last another 150 years.'

9 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The ornate Illinois state Capitol in Springfield is about to undergo a project to update systems and restore some design aspects to the building's original glory.
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Massachusetts' use of breath tests back on after judge tosses out Breathalyzer pause

9 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Breathalyzers are back in business in the Bay State after a judge dropped the suspension on breath tests, which cops use to bust and prosecute drunk drivers. Salem Judge Robert...
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Letters to the Editor - Jan. 23, 2022

Letters to the Editor - Jan. 23, 2022

New York Post readers sound off on pols' trade shame, the need for masks, out-of-office woes and the NYPD heroes who saved residents after a Bronx building exploded. Read more ...

Staying Cold Sunday with Scattered Light Snow Showers

Staying Cold Sunday with Scattered Light Snow Showers

WGAL News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston says Sunday afternoon, evening, and early overnight could see scattered light snow showers. Minor accumulations are possible. Read more ...

One campground at Yosemite is so wildly popular that they're trying a...

One campground at Yosemite is so wildly popular that they're trying a lottery this year

Yosemite National Park is so popular during peak summer season that it's now testing a winter lottery in which winners get a chance to make early reservations. Read more ...

Local Ukrainian community hopes for peaceful outcome in Russian conflict

Local Ukrainian community hopes for peaceful outcome in Russian conflict

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen was part of a bipartisan delegation that recently visited Ukraine as tensions flare with Russia. Read more ...

More than a thousand backlogged fire code violations in Keene, firefighters...

More than a thousand backlogged fire code violations in Keene, firefighters union says

The union said most of these violations are smaller issues, like downed exit signs, but they worry about the sheer number of violations. Read more ...

FOX News Rundown EXTRA: Can The Biden Presidency Bounce Back In Year Two?

President Biden marked the end of his first year with a nearly two-hour-long news conference this week. He emphasized what he believes to be many of his accomplishments, as he... Read more ...

Austin Czarnik to get second look on Mathew Barzal's line

Taxi squad callup scored a goal in Friday night's 4-0 win over the Coyotes to open a seven-game homestand. Read more ...

Chilly Saturday night forecast

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Antonio Brown talks relationship with Kanye West, post-Bucs outlook: 'I've...

Antonio Brown talks relationship with Kanye West, post-Bucs outlook: 'I've got a new job, it's called living'

Brown told Complex "a couple" teams have called him about playing, and he said he is hoping to get an opportunity to return to the NFL. Music, he added, is still secondary to... Read more ...

Victim told police football player Joe Mixon punched her because she...

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