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Pritzker signs pay-raise law for cabinet members

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law allowing him to pay 15.

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Illinois parents get decades in child’s starvation death

JERSEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois father and stepmother will spend decades in prison in.

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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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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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Missy Elliott, others to be inducted into songwriter hall of fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted.

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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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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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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.

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Nunes KOs Cyborg in UFC 232 upset

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Amanda Nunes knocked out Cris “Cyborg” Justino 51 seconds into the.