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Midday News Links: Rauner Ramps Up Attacks On Quinn

By Chuck Sudo in News on Sep 15, 2014 6:40PM


  • With his poll numbers in decline, Illinois GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on Gov. Pat Quinn and accused Quinn of overseeing a political hiring scandal at the Illinois Department of Transportation. [CBS Chicago]
  • A new Chicago Tribune poll finds Sen. Dick Durbin with a comfortable lead over opponent Jim Oberweis. [Tribune]
  • Bail has been denied for a teen charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago State University student. [Sun-Times]
  • CHIRP Radio's fall campaign drive is underway. [CHIRP Radio]
  • Fredi Morales, 20, of Des Plaines was struck and killed by a Wheeling police officer who was pursuing a suspect Sunday morning. [Daily Herald]
  • Gas, water and sewer line work related to the Wrigley Field renovations will shut down Sheffield Avenue between Addison and Waveland. [NBC Chicago]