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Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis responds to a reporter's question after a televised debate against Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, Ill., has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, …

October 22, 2014 9:23 pm
Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, left, is fitted for a microphone Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago before his debate with challenger Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis, right for their first of two televised debates before the Nov. 4 election. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar G…

October 22, 2014 9:23 pm
Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, left, jokes about only getting one page of paper for notes before his debate with challenger, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis for their first of two televised debates before the Nov. 4 election, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entr…

October 22, 2014 9:23 pm
Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin responds to a reporter's question after a debate with challenger, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the sec…

October 22, 2014 9:23 pm
Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a…

October 22, 2014 9:23 pm
Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Durbin, Oberweis face off in 1st US Senate debate

Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, checks his watch before a debate against challenger, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis, their first of two televised debates before the Nov. 4 election. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat …

October 22, 2014 9:23 pm

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

WASHINGTON | Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports.

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September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois Medicaid pushes long-acting birth control

CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor in an effort to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies, a strategy that is raising concern among Catholic health care systems.

September 03, 2014 7:29 am

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

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August 09, 2014 12:00 am
NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks Thursday at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms that will give the nation's five biggest conferences the ability to unilaterally change some of the basic rules governing college sports.

August 07, 2014 5:41 pm
Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

SAN FRANCISCO | Professional athletes frequently get traded to other teams, but San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is about to be the first ever to be traded like a stock.

March 25, 2014 6:00 pm
Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Fantex CEO Buck French works on a laptop during a promotional stop in San Francisco. The San Francisco company is trying to turn sports stars into commodities whose moneymaking potential can be bought and sold on an exchange run by Fantex.

March 25, 2014 2:40 pm

Female GOP senators defuse threat to abortion clinics

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation that could have shuttered every abortion clinic in Indiana was rewritten Wednesday by three female Republican state senators to instead focus on patient safety.

January 29, 2014 6:30 pm

Health care signups pick up but may not close gap

WASHINGTON | With time running short, the nation's health care rolls still aren't filling up fast enough.

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Feds: More than 7K Illinoisans select health plans

CHICAGO | More than 7,000 Illinois residents signed up for private insurance coverage in the first two months of the troubled HealthCare.gov website, less than 30 percent of the federal government's projection for the state's enrollment at this point of the rollout.

December 11, 2013 11:15 am
Congress governs self under Obamacare

Congress governs self under Obamacare

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013, file screenshot, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. Members of Congress are governing themselves under President Barack Obama’s signature law, which means they have great leeway in how to apply it to their…

November 01, 2013 2:19 am
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