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Democrats celebrate crop of new governors who took GOP seats

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are celebrating capturing governor’s offices in seven states previously led.

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$2 billion Illinois rail project falls behind high-speed targets

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Amtrak riders are still waiting for higher train speeds along.

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Weekend snowfall broke records in central Illinois

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Parts of central Illinois have registered record snowfall levels after a winter.

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New Illinois governor uses own money to hike staff salaries

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois’ incoming billionaire governor has announced plans to use his own money.

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Northern Illinois scores big in second half to rally past Akron

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German had 27 points, seven rebounds and five 3-pointers and.

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COMMENTARY: New legislative cycle, same old chaos

As a new General Assembly legislative session convenes this week, the same political chaos continues..

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Lawmakers again elect Madigan as House Speaker

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — For the 18th time in the past 36 years, members of.

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Sauer charged with posting explicit sexual images

WAUKEGAN (AP) — A former Illinois state representative who resigned last year amid allegations that.

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Illinois congressional delegation to shrink after 2020 Census

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Continued population loss means Illinois will have to say goodbye to.

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Pritzker seeks higher salaries to attract top cabinet talent

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers on Monday backed initiatives pushed by Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker, including.