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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Kerry Lester
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to AP-Illinois News Editor Hugh Dellios at 312-781-0500 or email@example.com.
In a Feb. 25 story about retiree groups suing to block Illinois' new pension law, The Associated Press reported erroneously that lawyers for four groups want the state Supreme Court to allow the cases to be presented as one. Only three of the four groups actually favor consolidating the cases.
Country music kingpin and patriot Hank Williams Jr. continues to sing of his politics, not to mention his vision for America and its citizenry. The man's got a new album out Tuesday titled "Old School, New Rules," complete with a few lyrics that go a little something like this:
With Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting Mitt Romney readying to make his fourth visit to Israel next month, this emerging political phenomenon demands notice: More suburban Jews are taking a second look at the Republican Party, even among those "born and raised in an environment where voting Democratic was as natural for their families as the Friday Shabbat dinners" says Kerry Lester, a political writer with the Daily Herald, a suburban Chicago newspaper in Arlington Heights, Ill.