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Illinois, US

Map: Illinois DOT reporting snow-covered stretch of I-80 in northwestern Illinois as snow continues to fall - @breakingweather

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Illinois, US

#BREAKING: Bill to save Q-C nuclear plant passes Illinois House https://t.co/x9C5V9zmuU https://t.co/RrYzWnsqvS - @qctimes

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Chicago, IL, US

Bill that would have given $15 million to Chicago Public Schools teacher pensions vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner - WGN

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politics

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner declares $188 million in state taxable income for 2015 - Chicago Tribune

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Aaron Schock

Federal grand jury indicts former Illinois US Rep. Aaron Schock on 24 counts including wire fraud, theft of funds - AP

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2016 US elections

Photo: Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth thanks Sen. Dick Durbin for his help in her political career; Duckworth projected to win US Senate race in Illinois - @BaichwalABC7

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: With Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth's projected win in Illinois over incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk, her party picks up a Republican-held seat. Democrats had eyed Florida as a possible pick up, but Republican Sen. Marco Rubio made a late decision to run for re-election following his failed bid to get the GOP presidential nomination. Rubio is projected to win over Democrat Rep. Patrick Murphy. Democrats need to gain five to seven Senate seats to gain control. - Stephanie

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2016 US elections

Democrat Rep. Tammy Duckworth projected to win US Senate race in Illinois, defeating incumbent GOP Sen. Mark Kirk - NBC News, CBS News

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2016 US elections

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton projected to win Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Illinois and Washington, DC - NBC News, CBS News

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2016 US elections

Nonprofit Electionland reports voters have reported problems with machines in NY, Illinois, NC, Kentucky, Texas, Ohio, but votes able to be collected at all flagged locations - The Hill

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2016 US elections

Editor's note: With 34 seats up for grabs in the U.S. Senate - 10 Democrat and 24 Republican - Democrats need to gain five seats today to take control of the chamber (four if Tim Kaine is elected vice president, earning a tie-breaker vote). For Republicans, who entered Election Day with a majority 54 seats, maintaining control will require a near-sweep of competitive states, Politico reports. Statistics-driven FiveThrityEight says Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana are likely or probable Democratic pickups. We're also watching tight races in North Carolina, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania, and will bring you returns this evening. Follow “2016 US elections” in the app to get all the latest news. - Tricia

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Illinois, US

Tornado warning issued in Illinois for Christian, Logan, Macon and Sangamon counties until 5:45pm CT - Weather Channel

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2016 US elections

Human Rights Campaign revokes its endorsement of Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk over remarks about Rep. Tammy Duckworth's heritage

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World Series 2016

Ohio Gov. Kasich, Illinois Gov. Rauner place bets over Chicago Cubs-Cleveland Indians World Series match - AP

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Chicago, IL, US

Photo: Students in downtown Chicago block a street as part of a protest against Illinois education funding - @JeffSchuhrke

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thunderstorms

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of Illinois, Missouri until 8 pm CT; threats include hail, strong wind - National Weather Service

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elections

Chicago Tribune endorses Rep. Tammy Duckworth to replace US Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke in early 2012

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2016 US elections

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., reiterates that he does not support Donald Trump and urges him to drop out of the race - @KWQCEmma

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2016 US elections

Photo: Bill Clinton accusers seated in presidential debate hall at Washington University, in front of Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. - @frankthorp

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Wells Fargo sales scandal

Illinois state treasurer: State will suspend investment activity with Wells Fargo over account scandal - Chicago Tribune

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