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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. Rauner, a private equity manager, faces off against State Senator Bill Brady, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford and State Senator Kirk Dillard in the Republican primary. (Photo: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

GOP Rauner’s Campaign Ad Used Made-Up Headlines

A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring and even making up headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about his opponent.

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Asian Carp Cooking Demonstrations Part of Tourney

Several well-known chefs will be traveling to central Illinois to offer demonstrations on how to cook Asian carp.

07/24/2014

Chief Curator Film at Moma, Rajendra Roy, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Simon LeBon and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran attend the "Duran Duran:  Unstaged" premiere during the 6th Annual MoMA Contenders Series at Museum of Modern Art on November 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Duran Duran Suing Its Illinois-Based Fan Club

The group known for hits like “Notorious” and “Hungry Like the Wolf” accuses the suburban Chicago-based club of breaching contract by not forwarding promised revenue to the band.

07/23/2014

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Gov. Quinn Signs Bill to Expand Access to Medical Marijuana in Illinois

The new law allows people suffering from seizure disorders to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.

07/21/2014

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Illinois Supreme Court Won’t Hear Term Limits Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.

07/18/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Faces Questions About Anti-Violence Program

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is facing a steady stream of questions about a now-defunct anti-violence program he started in the run-up to his 2010 election.

07/16/2014

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Medical Marijuana Rules OK’d By Illinois Committee

An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state’s medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits.

07/15/2014

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Medical Marijuana Rules Before Illinois Committee

Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois’ pilot medical cannabis program.

07/15/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

New Boating Rules Ready in Illinois

The new measures apply statewide and require safety courses, create rules for towing people on water tubes or skis and impose stricter boater drunk driving penalties.

07/07/2014

Supreme Court Building

Court Ruling Could Affect Missouri Union Fees

Missouri home health care workers could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees in Illinois.

07/01/2014

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