David Orr

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Dozens of Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses

More than 80 same-sex couples from Illinois and have gotten marriage licenses in Cook County, including several from other counties who apparently didn’t want to wait until June 1, when gay marriage becomes legal throughout the state.


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Two Illinois Elections To Be Decided By Coin Toss

Illinois law says when two or more candidates tie, the county clerk shall determine the election “by lot.”


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