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State orders $1 million tax refund for Trump, county moves to block it

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Fact-check: Pritzker's office admits gaffe on using federal funds for unemployment debt — but won't say if he will do so

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A scratch for Arlington next year: Track passes on race dates as owner mulls potential sale to Bears

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Illinois COVID-19 hospitalizations jump 35% in a week, Chicago embraces indoor masking guidelines: 'This isn't forever'

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Dangerous 'forever chemicals' found in drinking water of thousands of Illinois residents

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As Lollapalooza rages amid COVID-19 surge, city's top doc says there's 'no current plans to close down Chicago again'

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Families of violent crime victims gather at criminal courthouse to protest release of defendants on bond

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Illinois Attorney General Raoul looking into odor complaints around Chicago asphalt plant

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Trump urged Justice officials to declare election 'corrupt'

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State's new 'thought leader' on equity focused on 'long game:' Moving Illinois from diversity to equity

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53 POT SHOP LOTTERY WINNERS ANNOUNCED, INCLUDING SOME NEW PLAYERS, SOME WITH DEEP TIES TO EXISTING INDUSTRY

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Rep. Mary Miller joins Freedom Caucus call to punish her Illinois GOP colleague, Rep. Adam Kinzinger

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Chicago gets elected school board — Pritzker signs bill opposed by Lightfoot, looks 'forward to ongoing conversations' with her

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Lightfoot takes Lollapalooza stage: 'Thank you for masking up and vaxing up'

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Activists call for city to end contract with ShotSpotter

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Lightfoot negotiating mandatory vaccination and testing regimen for city employees

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Dig out the masks: Indoor face coverings now recommended in Cook County as COVID-19 cases keep rising

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Vallas to Lightfoot: Stop using pandemic as 'excuse' for police hiring slowdown

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Congress passes bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas

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Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for fed government

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Mayor touts $935K in restitution for workers deprived of sick leave by two food companies — one at center of Burke scandal

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Masks required in Illinois driver's license facilities starting next week as COVID-19 infections hit 12-week high

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Exelon moves to pull plug on Byron, Dresden nuclear plants, saying Springfield's failure on energy deal leaves 'no choice'

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Feds jump into McKinley Park asphalt plant fracas

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Fugitive who served 12 years for $10 million scam arrested in Orland Park for parole violation

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After pandemic disrupted school, new law allows students with disabilities to finish academic year and 'make up for lost time'

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Rainbow PUSH annual convention goes virtual; Dr. Anthony Fauci, Stacey Abrams among speakers

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Ransacked last summer, Jewel at 94th and Ashland reopens — with a bonus

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Senate ready to move ahead on $1T infrastructure bill

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Racism of rioters takes center stage in Jan. 6 hearing

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Southern Illinois lawyer who sued Pritzker and sought photos of him flouting COVID-19 rules now running for judge seat

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Wheeler-dealer Lee Anglin, once tied to Outfit, on the lam after violating parole in $10 million fraud case

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Lollapalooking good? Despite case spike, Chicago in 'good control' heading into music festival, city's top doc says

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Rep. Kinzinger at Jan. 6 hearing swings at GOP leaders who treat riot as 'another partisan fight'

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Masks? Again? New CDC guidelines urge covered faces in some suburbs, but Chicago still considered 'lower risk'

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