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  1. Legionella possibly detected in water at Illinois StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Tests found that the bacteria that can cause Legionnaires' Disease may be present in the water system at the Illinois State Capitol.

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  2. Illinoisa 199th birthday kicks off bicentennial celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    It's the home of the U.S. president credited with ending black slavery and the nation's first black president, as well as a litany of imprisoned governors and other politicians. And until just months ago, it had the nation's longest state budget impasse since at least the Great Depression.

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  3. Democratic candidates for AG seek endorsement from Cook County leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Only one candidate has ever sought statewide office before former governor Pat Quinn. In his presentation, Quinn asked the county party not to pick a candidate.

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  4. Governora s Day, school funding at center stage in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    It is Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair -- while at the State Capitol, House Speaker Michael Madigan has called the House in to take up education funding. Governor Rauner calls the measure a "bailout" for Chicago Public Schools, and so he rewrote the bill using an amendatory veto.

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  5. Illinois lawmakers head to Capitol in school funding fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Illinois lawmakers head to the state Capitol Wednesday for a special session aimed at resolving a funding fight that'll determine whether schools get state funding before the start of the academic year. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner summoned the Democrat-majority Legislature to Springfield after they failed to meet his deadline to send him a plan that rewrites how Illinois doles out school funds.

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  6. Rauner calls lawmakers back to Springfield for 10-day Special SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Illinois governor Bruce Rauner waits for the arrival of President Barack Obama at the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy on February 19, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama used the event to designate Chicago's historic Pullman district a national monument.

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  7. Rally held for education funding as budget stalemate continues in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    On Tuesday, women's issues took center stage in Springfield as a crowd of demonstrators packed the state Capitol backing abortion-related legislation and other progressive bills. Thursday, it was all about support for higher education funding.

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

    Apr 12, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    A statue of John Wilkes Booth has been removed from 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 a central plaza inside the museum and library since it opened in 2005.

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