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Definition(s):

  • (n) a native or resident of Illinois

News

  • Illinois Community Could Drop Ordinance Requiring Gun Ownership

    Officials in the small community of Goreville in southern Illinois are thinking about ditching an old village ordinance that requires residents to own a firearm. According to local news source, Carbondale Southern Illinoisan, Goreville officials accepted the measure back in 1980 after a community near Chicago voted to ban firearms in homes. Illinois has had a shaky relationship with firearms ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. Daley told the Sun-Times, "Bob was a proud Illinoisan proud of his Joliet upbringing and the university which he graduated. He was a tough reporter who was a conservative who believed in reporting and analyzing the politicians and what they said. He...
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Bill Daley Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  2. "As a fellow Illinoisan, I have to admit that this latest example of the Springfield Syndrome that has now tainted four recent governors is a signal that the ethics reforms Obama sponsored as a member of the Illinois Legislature did not go far...
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: David Broder Source: The State Journal-Register

  3. "When Sen. Obama becomes president, he'll be the most powerful man in the free world," Richardson said of his former rival for the Democratic White House nomination, Barack Obama. "But he'll be the second most powerful Illinoisan in...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Bill Richardson Source: Chicago Tribune

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