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  1. Illinois in danger of entering financial 'death spiral'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Fox News

    Illinois' budget crisis has become so dire that the state is in danger of entering a financial "death spiral," as a prominent ratings agency threatens to downgrade the state's credit score to "junk" status. Doing so would increase the cost of borrowing, worsening the deficit and making it even harder for taxpayers to dig out of the hole.

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  2. Booth statue removed from outside Lincoln library and museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Fox News

    A statue of John Wilkes Booth has been removed from outside of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in the Illinois capital of Springfield. Spokesman Christopher Wills told the State Journal-Register that the statue of Lincoln's assassin had stood in the plaza outside the museum and library since it opened in 2005.

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  3. IHOP waiter in viral photo receives nursing job offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Fox News

    An Illinois IHOP waiter who garnered national attention after a photo of him helping a disabled patron eat went viral said he's out there to help anyone he can, and that he's even received an offer to become a nurse. Joe Thomas, who said he regularly waits on the couple featured in the photo, wanted the pair to enjoy their meal together.

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  4. Body cam video shows charged Illinois officer punching manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Fox News

    Newly released police body camera footage from Springfield, Illinois, shows an officer punching a 19-year-old man nearly a dozen times. The footage released Monday stems from an altercation last month that led to 32-year-old officer Samuel A. Rosario facing misdemeanor battery and felony official misconduct charges.

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  5. Last question for Obama as POTUS goes to reporter from his Illinois daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Fox News

    Obama specifically sought out Christi Parsons, who covered Obama when he was starting his political career as an Illinois state legislator, as he closed out Wednesday's White House press conference. "I've been knowing her since Springfield, Illinois, when I was a state senator and she listened to what I had to say then," Obama said, calling on Parsons in the back rows of the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room.

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  6. Ban Ki-moon buoyed by climate accord but laments conflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Fox News

    Ban Ki-moon ends 10 years at the helm of the United Nations lamenting the "fires still burning" from Syria to South Sudan but buoyed by a global agreement to combat climate change and new U.N. goals to fight poverty and inequality. As a final act before his term ends at midnight on New Year's Eve, the secretary-general will push the button starting the descent of the glittering 11,875-pound ball in New York's Times Square in the countdown to 2017's arrival.

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  7. Former Congressman arraigned on 24 felony countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Fox News

    Former Rep. Aaron Schock is to be arraigned today on 24 felony counts in Springfield, IL. He's charged with theft of government funds, wire and mail fraud, lying on expense vouches and Federal Election Commission reports and filing false tax returns.

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  8. GOP Sen. Kirk apologizes after debate criticism of opponent's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Fox News

    Oct. 27, 2016: Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, right, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, left, face off in their first televised debate in what's considered a crucial race that could determine which party controls the Senate at the University of Illinois in Springfield, Ill. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., apologized Friday for questioning Democratic challenger Rep. Tammy Duckworth's family history of military service, in what some Democrats called a racist remark.

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  9. Sen. Kirk questions opponent's family history in testy Illinois debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Fox News

    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, right, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, left, face off in their first televised debate in what's considered a crucial race that could determine which party controls the Senate, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at the University of Illinois in Springfield, Ill. A debate between Senate candidates in Illinois turned testy Thursday as the incumbent Republican Mark Kirk ribbed Democratic challenger Rep. Tammy Duckworth's family history of military service as she hit him for previous remarks he's made in the past against the president.

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  10. Todd Starnes College football player stands alone to honor UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Fox News

    Connor Brewer is fiercely loyal to his college football team. But he is also fiercely loyal to the United States of America.

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