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Chicago pastors want gun control legislation
CHICAGO (AP) — Some of Chicago's high-profile pastors have turned over a petition to the governor with nearly 50,000 signatures calling for gun control legislation.Continued ...
Ill. town cemetery heavily damaged by vandals
TUSCOLA (AP) — Police in the small eastern Illinois town of Tuscola say dozens of headstones at a local cemetery have been vandalized over the past week.Continued ...
Illinois AG says time for immigration reform now
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan is the latest high-profile public official from Illinois to call for comprehensive immigration reform.Continued ...
Struggling Cahokia schools could go without sports
CAHOKIA (AP) — A southwestern Illinois school district is blaming shortcomings in state funding for its tentative plan to eliminate dozens of teaching jobs and go next school year without an athletics director, coaches or extracurricular activities.Continued ...
First lady to visit school impacted by violence
CHICAGO (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to Chicago to address a conference on youth violence, after which she will visit a high school hard hit by violence.Continued ...
Marble fragment of Lincoln sarcophagus on display
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A fragment of the marble sarcophagus that once contained Abraham Lincoln's coffin is on display at the Lincoln Tomb Historic Site in Springfield.Continued ...
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