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Illinois Park Ride Closed Indefinitely After Being Stuck

A spokeswoman for Six Flags Great America says its Sky Trek Tower ride will remain closed indefinitely after it came to a stop and riders needed to be escorted down a staircase.


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Golden Coins Found In Illinois Salvation Army Kettles

One was a Double Eagle gold coin worth about $1,730. The one-ounce coin was enclosed in a clear plastic sleeve and wrapped in a 1,000 Yen bill.



Illinois Congressman: Veterans At Occupy Protests ‘Anti-American’

“Anyone who would advocate socialist solutions to certain problems in this country, they don’t understand this country,” Walsh said.


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