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Illinois, US

Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Illinois shoppers on Feb. 1, company confirms - @chicagotribune

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Illinois, US

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner reverses 8 executive orders signed by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn, declaring they were not in the best interest of Illinois residents - @Suntimes

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Illinois, US

Incoming Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will issue executive order that all state agencies must freeze non-essential spending - @SteveGrzanich

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Des Plaines, IL, US

#Breaking: IL State Police confirm a fatality in a wrong way crash on the Inbound Eisenhower at Des Plaines. @EmilyFlorezNBC is on the scene - @nbcchicago

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Grand jury indicts 19-year-old Mohammed Hamzah Khan, Illinois man accused of trying to travel overseas to join Islamic State militants - @NBCNews

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Illinois, US

Illinois Legislature approves measure establishing special comptroller election in 2016 - @AP

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Illinois, US

Amtrak train stopped near Illinois border due to some type of emergency - @WISN12News

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Illinois, US

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signs bill making 'revenge porn' a felony - @chicagotribune

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animals

Federal judge orders gray wolves in Great Lakes states returned to endangered species list - @AP

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Illinois, US

#BREAKING Quinn to appoint new comptroller for Illinois at news conference today: http://t.co/NLC1Y8LMSj - @WGNNews

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Illinois, US

Photo: Firefighters in Indianapolis investigate smoke coming from underground at downtown intersection - @WTHRcom

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Illinois, US

#BREAKING: The IL Health Facilities and Services Review Board has approved a Certificate of Exemption for the Swedes, UW-Health merger. - @13WREX

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Illinois, US

RT @LauraKHettiger: Good news: both sisters in #AmberAlert have been safely located. #illinois State Police have canceled the alert. @kmov - @KMOV

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Illinois, US

RT @LauraKHettiger: Driving in #illinois today? #BOLO for Damon Jones, 37. #AmberAlert has been issued for his 2 step-daughters @kmov http:… - @KMOV

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Illinois, US

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka dies following stroke - @nbcchicago

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politics

Former Illinois state Rep. Keith Farnham pleads guilty to federal child pornography charge, faces minimum 5 years in prison - @nbcchicago

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Chicago, IL, US

Freezing rain advisory issued for Chicago area, southeast Wisconsin and northwest Indiana - @ABC7Chicago

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Illinois, US

Judge rules landmark Illinois employee pension overhaul is unconstitutional - @AP

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Illinois, US

#BREAKING: SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Judge rules landmark Illinois employee pension overhaul is unconstitutional . http://t.co/l6INSufyiG - @13WREX

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Illinois, US

#BREAKING: A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge has ruled the Illinois pension overhaul is unconstitutional. - @13WREX

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