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Friday, Jun 29, 2007

* Illinoize: Illinois population growth lags

* Ruling may affect Chicago’s celebrated magnet schools

* Electric relief deal closes in on $1 billion

* Employers worry that new minimum wage may squeeze profits

* RTA lines up cuts, fare hikes

* CTA, Pace asked to cut fares for soldiers

* Chicago Public Radio: Mass transit readies for long drought

* Editorial: Sign bill to track down online child pornographers

Attorney General Lisa Madigan, a major proponent of this measure, said in a press release that “IP addresses are critical evidence left at the scene by suspected high-tech child pornographers” and the bill’s provisions would be an important tool in prosecuting child pornography cases.

* New laws targets truants, uninsured motorists

* Order keeping IL horse slaughter plant, set to expire; more here

* IL plans protects woodlands, offers owners tax relief; more here

* City won’t be on the hook for Olympics?

* Senators OK early collection of Rockford tax hike

* Friday Beer Blogging: Pizza beer edition

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  1. - Gregor - Friday, Jun 29, 07 @ 8:04 am:

    If you believe that Chicago and the state are not going to be stuck with the cost overages from hosting the Olympics, I want whatever meds they’ve put you on. This is going to be all the bad parts of Millenium Park on a cosmic level.

  2. - Patriot - Friday, Jun 29, 07 @ 8:04 am:

    Senate Bill 697 is a good start. Now pass “Jessica’s Law.”

  3. - Cassandra - Friday, Jun 29, 07 @ 8:08 am:

    One billion spread over 3 to 5 years, so about $330 million down to $200 billion in rate relief annually depending. What does that amount to by household? How do those sums stack up against the utilities’profits current and projected? And how
    much is what sounds like a new public agency (and patronage trough) going to cost us.

    Unfortunately, we probably won’t find out any of this stuff in time to do anything about it. And given the legislature’s history of handling utility issues (poorly) I fear there will be some unpleasant surprises, especially for those who actually expect a significant reduction in ongoing utility costs.

  4. - Huh? - Friday, Jun 29, 07 @ 8:38 am:

    You have to add Micheal Sneed’s column that says Patti B. doesn’t want the State of Illinois body guards using her toilets so they have to go elsewhere.

  5. - Lula May - Friday, Jun 29, 07 @ 8:45 am:

    Huh is right. Patti wants them to pee in a cup. This sounds like a union grevience. They should install a hugh porta potty right in front of her door.

  6. - Mr. W.T. Rush - Friday, Jun 29, 07 @ 8:56 am:

    Anyone seen the Blaggo?

    He has been missing since the staff lied about the gay pride flyers.

    Claims to be coming to SPI for a meeting.

    Heavy betting he gets the sniffles and skips out.
    Paul you should post the Reader piece on TIFS.

    It makes the Blaggo look dumber than he already looks

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