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File photo of a Bishop holding a cross while leading mass. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservative Group Concerned About Religious Protections in Ill. Marriage Bill

The Thomas More Society believes the uncertainty will result in hundreds, or even thousands, of lawsuits.

11/20/2013

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Damaged buildings along Washington Road in the aftermath of a tornado on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. A fast-moving storm system that produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest left behind a path of destruction in 12 states.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Ill. Gov. Quinn Adds Another 6 Counties to Disaster Area

Sunday’s storms spawned tornadoes that pummeled the state, killing at least six people and destroying hundreds of homes and businesses.

11/19/2013

Storm damage in Pekin, Illinois (Photo credit: John Clark)

Illinois Governor Quinn to Tour Storm Damage Today

The Chicago Democrat is set to visit five communities in central and southern Illinois on Monday to see damage up close.

11/18/2013

Fans at Chicago's Soldier Field are warned to take cover as strong storm approaches on November 17, 2013. (Getty/David Banks)

Illinois Governor Reacts To Storm Damage

Pat Quinn offers information on road closures and storm damage.

11/17/2013

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Gov. Quinn Will Sign Gay Marriage Bill This Month

The Chicago Democrat told reporters Wednesday that it’s a matter of logistics for planning an event that will involve numerous activists and advocates involved in lobbying for the measure.

11/06/2013

File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Illinois House Votes To Allow Gay Marriages

A historic vote Tuesday in the Illinois House positioned that state to become the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage, following months of arduous lobbying efforts by both sides in President Barack Obama’s home state.

11/05/2013

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Illinois Illegal Immigrants Can Soon Apply for Driver’s Licenses

The new program to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants is ready to be rolled out.

10/29/2013

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Ill. Lawmakers Seek Compromise on Gun Crime Sentencing Bill

The sponsor earlier pulled the bill over concerns voiced by the National Rifle Association and pro-gun lawmakers.

10/28/2013

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Hundreds Rally at Illinois Capitol For Same-Sex Marriage

Hundreds turned out for the “March on Springfield,” with many waving signs and flags.

10/22/2013

Billy Bitting Jr., 11, handles a SIG Sauer SIG556 semi-automatic rifle during the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits April 14, 2012 at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Quinn Will Try Again to Limit High-Capacity Gun Magazines in Illinois

“Those weapons were used in Newtown, Conn. to kill children, and they were used on the parks of Chicago to shoot at children,” Quinn said.

10/22/2013

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