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  1. Top-ranking GOP Illinois state lawmaker Ron Sandack resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Top-ranking Republican state Rep. Ron Sandack says he's resigning from the Illinois House, citing "cyber security issues."

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  2. Embracing Lincoln, Clinton to urge nation to fix divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Hillary Clinton is embracing the symbolism of Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" speech, arguing that the nation needs to repair its divisions after a series of high-profile shootings. Clinton's campaign said the Democratic presidential nominee would use the backdrop of the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois, on Wednesday to discuss the importance of uniting the country and healing divisions in the nation's politics and culture.

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  3. The Latest: Clinton cites Lincoln's in unity pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Hillary Clinton is turning to the symbolism of Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" speech to argue that the nation needs to repair its divisions after high-profile shootings in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota. Clinton's campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate will talk about the importance of uniting the country at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois, later Wednesday.

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  4. The Latest: Illinois House approves 1st parts of budget dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve a stopgap state budget and money for schools : The Illinois House has sent to the Senate the final pieces of a budget deal that would increase funding for schools by more than $500 million and keep the state operating for six months.

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  5. In Illinois, Obama to plead for a unity that's eluded himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Nine years ago to the day, Barack Obama stood before the Old State Capitol in Springfield and announced his run for president, declaring that "the ways of Washington must change." On Wednesday, Obama returns to the Illinois capital at the twilight of his political career, pleading once again for the type of national unity that has eluded him as president.

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  6. Indiana State Museum unveils mallet tied to Abraham LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A wooden mallet inlaid with the initials "A.L" was made by Abraham Lincoln, who used it during his Indiana youth to make furniture, Indiana State Museum officials said Tuesday in unveiling the artifact that had been a family's secret heirloom for five generations. It's a rare relic that can be directly tied to the 14 years that Lincoln and his family lived in Indiana, said Dale Ogden, the museum's chief curator of cultural history.

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  7. Obama to address Illinois General Assembly next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    President Barack Obama is returning to Springfield, Illinois, the place where his political career began, to mark the ninth anniversary of his entrance into the 2008 presidential race. Obama plans to address the Illinois General Assembly on Feb. 10, the day after New Hampshire voters go to the polls to begin choosing his successor.

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