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Grab your rake!

You can't fire me, I quit

You can't fire me, I quit

Piling on the tax hikes

The straw that broke the camel's back.

Moving to Cook County was a bad choice

The Illinois Policy Institute highlights the effects Cook County's soda tax could have on residents and businesses.

The ant and the grasshopper

CPS: It's not a bailout!

Property tax bill: May cause heart attack or stroke

The Illinois Policy Institute brings focus to the rising Illinois property taxes.

We have to burn the village to save the village

About one in six Illinois homeowners are seriously underwater, according to a report from the Illinois Policy Institute, which is 70 percent higher than the national average. And locally, homeowners in several communities suffer greater than the state average in being seriously under water - owing more than their home is worth. For instance, in East St. Louis, 41 percent of homeowners are under water; in Alton, 20 percent and in Belleville, 18 percent.

Hello, Police? I want to report another creepy clown sighting

Hello, Police? I want to report another creepy clown sighting

Just who's running the shop at the Chicago Public School system?

The kids may have cleaned out the candy shop

May the Farce be with us?

It's a new year, and with that comes a new legislative session

Illinois finances - don't look!

Are there reasons to be afraid?

Meet me half way, Bruce

That doesn't look very safe.

The Hangover is Springfield

Aches and pains of over-indulging.