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Daley's exit leaves clear path for Ill. governor
CHICAGO (AP) — Despite a months-long effort to unseat him by influential members of his own party, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn emerged as Democrats' presumed standard bearer to keep the office next year after former White House chief of staff William Daley abruptly dropped his primary challenge.Continued ...
Ill. governor dubs Saturday 'George Harrison Day'
BENTON (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn doesn't want a southern Illinois city's observance of its connection to late Beatle George Harrison to be just a local thing.Continued ...
Pricey Capitol renovations had narrow oversight
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — For more than two years, lawmakers passing through the state Capitol watched construction workers toil on a $50 million project to restore the 1868 building's grandeur and bring it up to modern building codes.Continued ...
Freshman numbers up at many Illinois universities
CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Many of Illinois' public universities are bucking a national trend of generally declining enrollment, welcoming larger freshmen classes to their campuses this fall.Continued ...
Meth lab seizures down in 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Methamphetamine lab seizures and arrests declined nationwide in 2012, but experts say they don't yet know why, and some states are already reporting increases this year.Continued ...
Prosecutor: Uncle arrested in death of niece, 7
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southern Illinois man was arrested Tuesday in the killing of a 7-year-old niece who went missing from her home as her mother napped, a prosecutor said.Continued ...
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- Gay marriage push looking to unions, immigrants
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- Quinn signs bill to regulate use of drones
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- Possible pension fix could save $145B
- Prosecutor drops murder charge in teen's death
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- Daley's exit leaves clear path for Ill. governor