Democratic governor candidates to have 1st televised forum
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Democratic governor candidates to have 1st televised forum

The Democrats running for Illinois governor are scheduled to square off in their first televised debate ahead of the March primary

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Police: Man who shot at motorist was angry about truck crash

An Illinois man arrested on charges that he opened fire on a motorist on Interstate 80 in eastern Iowa and exchanging gunfire with state troopers has told investigators he targeted truck drivers because he was angry over a fatal truck crash

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Retrial to begin in 1995 arson, murder case

A retrial has been scheduled for a suburban Chicago man who was convicted of arson and murder in his mother-in-law's death in 1997.

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Popular Lincoln sculpture in Bloomington needs cleaning

The popular Abraham Lincoln statue in Bloomington needs a cleaning after it was doused with an unknown substance

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Bill would require state jobs be located in Sangamon County

A lawmaker from the Springfield area has proposed legislation that would require most new and vacant state jobs be located in Sangamon County

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Legionella bacteria possibly at Illinois Capitol Complex

Officials say preliminary test results show the possible presence of Legionella bacteria in the Illinois Capitol Complex's hot water system

Big brother Granato prepared for role as US Olympic coach
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Big brother Granato prepared for role as US Olympic coach

Tony Granato has been a big brother all his life to his six siblings and teammates and now gets to reprise that role as coach of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team

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William Cousins, prominent in Illinois law, dead at 90

William Cousins Jr., a prominent figure in Illinois legal circles and a former Illinois appellate judge, has died at age 90

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Officer who killed 2 charged with misdemeanors for bar fight

A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a teenager and a woman bystander in 2015 has been charged in connection with a December restaurant fight

Rauner: Cut taxes, 'wasteful spending' to curb deficit
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Rauner: Cut taxes, 'wasteful spending' to curb deficit

Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that he will propose rolling back last year's income-tax increase in a "step-down" process over several years while also tackling a continuing deficit of billions of dollars