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  1. Hastert indictment sends tiny Illinois hometown sifting back through memories of 'coach Denny'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Fox News

    In this April 20, 2005 file photo, House Speaker Dennis Hastert, center, attends the dedication ceremony for the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Ill. Also on the stage are, from left, former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar, Julie Cellini, U.S. Sens. Barack Obama and Dick Durbin, former Illinois Congressman Ray Lahood, museum director Richard Norton Smith, First Lady Laura Bush and President George W. Bush.

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  2. 'Lincoln never dies' - 150 years after assassination, he lives on as touchstone for many todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Fox News

    Five mornings a week, she arrives at the National Archives, often wearing an Abraham Lincoln T-shirt. Beside her laptop with its Lincoln mouse pad, she sometimes stations an Honest Abe bobblehead, seemingly nodding approval.

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  3. 'Lincoln never dies' - 150 years after assassination, he lives on as touchstone for many todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Fox News

    In the oak-paneled hush of the reading room overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, Karen Needles mostly works alone - but always in good company. Five mornings a week, Needles signs in at the National Archives, often wearing an Abraham Lincoln T-shirt, and her hand sets to work atop a Lincoln mouse pad.

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  4. US cancer incidence, mortality largely stable or decreasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Fox News

    The rate of people being diagnosed or killed by cancer in the U.S. is stable or decreasing for men and women, according to a new report. "For the main cancers, it's really pretty much good news, incidence and mortality is decreasing," said Recinda Sherman, an author of the new report from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries in Springfield, Illinois.

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  5. Abe's Last Ride Veterans chip in to recreate Lincoln's funeral hearseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Fox News

    Former soldiers from around the country are working on a recreation of President Lincoln's funeral hearse, nearly 130 years after it was destroyed in a fire. The project is a labor of love for veterans, who have done their part and passed it along to the next soldier-turned-craftsman in preparation for the 150th anniversary of Honest Abe's funeral.

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  6. Replica of Lincoln funeral train car won't recreate journey because of fundraising shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Fox News

    A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train car will not recreate the trip that brought the president's body back to Springfield, Illinois, from Washington. The 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train organization had planned to make the journey as part of the spring's commemorations of the 150th anniversary of the president's death.

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  7. Lincoln's last ride: Veterans chip in to recreate Abe's hearseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fox News

    Former soldiers from around the country are working on a recreation of President Lincoln's funeral hearse, nearly 130 years after it was destroyed in a fire. The project is a labor of love for veterans, who have done their part and passed it along to the next soldier-turned-craftsman in preparation for the 150th anniversary of Honest Abe's funeral.

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  8. DOJ opens criminal probe of resigning Illinois congressman, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fox News

    The Justice Department has launched an investigation into resigning Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock and is convening a grand jury, a law enforcement source told Fox News. The Republican congressman abruptly resigned on Tuesday, citing a "heavy heart," following six weeks of revelations about his business deals and lavish spending on trips, mileage reimbursements and office decor in the style of "Downton Abbey."

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  9. Illinois Gov. Rauner strikes blow against public sector unions, ends forced duesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Fox News

    Feb. 9, 2015: Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters during a news conference in his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner struck a first official blow on Monday against the public sector labor unions he has frequently criticized by ordering an end to a requirement that workers pay dues even if they decide not to join a union.

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