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  1. Illinois' 199th birthday kicks off bicentennial celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | NewsOK.com

    In this Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 photo, Tony Leone, a former Illinois House Clerk and owner of a historic bed-and-breakfast near the Illinois state Capitol, peruses a five-volume history of Illinois published 100 years ago for the state's Centennial in Springfield, Ill. Sunday, Dec. 3, is Illinois' 199th birthday and the kickoff to a yearlong celebration leading up to the Prairie State's Bicentennial.

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  2. Years Before Heading Offshore, Herpes Researcher Experimented On People In U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | NewsOK.com

    Three years before launching an offshore herpes vaccine trial, an American researcher vaccinated patients in U.S. hotel rooms in brazen violation of U.S. law, a Kaiser Health News investigation has found. Southern Illinois University associate professor William Halford administered the shots himself at a Holiday Inn Express and a Crowne Plaza Hotel that were a 15-minute drive from the researcher's SIU lab.

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  3. Copy of Gettysburg Address to be on display in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    One of the five surviving copies of the Gettysburg Address written by Abraham Lincoln will be on display this month in Springfield. Officials with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum say the facility will have the copy available for the public to view from Nov. 13-26 to mark the anniversary of the speech.

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  4. WWII veteran laid to rest in Illinois, 73 years after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Relatives of a World War II veteran who died in a 1944 battle in the Netherlands that was part of an Allied campaign later depicted in the movie "A Bridge Too Far" have laid his remains to rest in central Illinois. Mourners gathered at Springfield's Camp Butler National Cemetery for Saturday's funeral for U.S. Army Staff Sgt.

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  5. Illinois House rejects bump stock ban along rural-urban lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Martin Moylan, D-Des Plaines, testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on behalf of HB 4117, a bill to ban bump stock attachments for guns that he sponsors at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 soundly rejected a ban on "bump stocks" of the type used in the Las Vegas massacre which speed up weapons firing.

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  6. Lincoln Museum plans special events on Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is planning to honor the nation's military on Veterans Day. In a news release, the library says that on Veterans Day -- Nov. 11 -- admission will be free to military personnel, veterans and families who have lost loved ones in combat.

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  7. Lincoln museum exhibit features Christmas at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is getting ready for the holidays with an exhibit showing how presidents have celebrated Christmas. "Holidays at the White House" will feature photos and original artifacts from four presidents and their families.

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  8. 'Project Runway' fashion designer Mychael Knight diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In this July 28, 2007 file photo, designer Mychael Knight, of "Project Runway," addresses the similarities of fashion today with models wearing his designs to fashion during the time of Mary Todd Lincoln, during the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum's first fashion show in Springfield, Ill. Knight, who was a finalist on the popular competition show "Project Runway," has died at age 39. Knight's friend Jerris Madison confirmed Knight died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, outside of Atlanta surrounded by family and friends.

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  9. The Latest: Ill. House votes on school-veto override Aug. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In this July 31, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, speaks at a news conference about negations on Senate Bill 1 in Springfield, Ill. A landmark Illinois school-funding revamp which Gov. Bruce Rauner rejected in an amendatory veto this month lands in the Illinois House on Wednesday.

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  10. The Latest: End of state budget fight prompts big responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015.

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  11. The Latest: House speaker nods to bipartisan budget effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015.

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  12. The Latest: House debate begins after investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015.

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  13. Latest: Crews investigate after hazardous material reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015.

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  14. The Latest: Ill. Republican OK'd tax for 'fiscal stability'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, talk on the Senate floor Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate has OK'd an annual spending plan of $36 billion following a critical vote to raise the income tax rate.

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  15. Illinois Senate nixes vetoes of budget plan with tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, talk on the Senate floor Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate has OK'd an annual spending plan of $36 billion following a critical vote to raise the income tax rate.

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  16. Illinois governor vetoes $36B budget with $5B tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Illinois Senate voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's vetoes of a $36 billion budget package Tuesday, including a $5 billion tax increase designed to start digging out of the nation's longest budget crisis since at least the Great Depression. The Democratic-controlled chamber completed its work within 30 minutes of the Republican governor's vetoes, sending the package back to the House for an override vote that would give Illinois its first annual budget since 2015.

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  17. The Latest: Illinois Senate votes approves income tax riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Latest on the Illinois Legislature's action to address the nation's longest state budget stalemate : The Illinois Senate has approved an income tax increase to raise $5 billion a year aimed at ending the nation's longest state budget crisis since at least the Great Depression. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 36-18 Tuesday to hike the personal income tax rate by 32 percent.

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  18. Illinois Senate votes scheduled; Gov. Rauner vows to vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Senate has scheduled votes on a $5 billion increase in the income tax and a $36 billion spending plan approved overwhelmingly by the House on Sunday night. Rauner has withheld support for a budget deal for two years in Illinois until he gets "structural" changes to boost business and relieve property-taxpayers.

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  19. The Latest: Ill. House speaker vows override of budget vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Latest on a legislative session on Illinois' budget as the state enters a third straight year without a spending plan : The Illinois Senate has adjourned without taking action on House-approved legislation to break the nation's longest budget standoff since the Great Depression. Chicago Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan has scheduled a meeting of the four legislative leaders for the same time.

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  20. The Latest: 2 positive credit agency notices for IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The Latest on a legislative session on Illinois' budget as the state enters a third straight year without a spending plan : S&P Global Ratings issued a notice Monday that a House vote to raise $5 billion through an income-tax increase "represents a meaningful step toward the enactment of a comprehensive budget." Illinois has been without a budget for two years.

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