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  • Governor Pat Quinn proclaimed Saturday Autism Awareness Day in Illinois.
  • Governor Pat Quinn proclaimed Saturday Autism Awareness Day in Illinois.
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  • The push to raise the minimum wage and improve access to quality health care were the topics covered by Governor Pat Quinn Sunday.
  • The push to raise the minimum wage and improve access to quality health care were the topics covered by Governor Pat Quinn Sunday.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn was out trying to sell his budget plan unveiled Wednesday in Springfield.
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  • Governor Quinn proposes making income tax hike permanent
  • Gov. Pat Quinn outlined his case Wednesday for making Illinois' temporary income tax increase permanent, predicting "extreme and radical" budget cuts to schools and services without additional revenue.
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  • Gov. Quinn to deliver budget address amid states financial woes
  • Governor Pat Quinn will deliver his 2015 budget address on Wednesday in Springfield, Illinois.
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  • Governor Quinn endorsed by service union
  • Governor Pat Quinn was endorsed Monday by the Service Employees international Union.
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  • The National Governors Association winter meeting is underway in Washington, DC this weekend.
  • The National Governors Association winter meeting is underway in Washington, DC this weekend.
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  • Democratic candidate for governor Tio Hardiman hand-delivered a letter inviting Governor Pat Quinn to join him for a series of debates.
  • Democratic candidate for governor Tio Hardiman hand-delivered a letter inviting Governor Pat Quinn to join him for a series of debates.
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  • A wreath-laying ceremony in downtown Chicago celebrates 150 years of friendship between Illinois and Mexico.
  • A wreath-laying ceremony in downtown Chicago celebrates 150 years of friendship between Illinois and Mexico.
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  • Gov. Quinn looks back on 2013
  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn faced many challenges in 2013 from pension reform to a primary challenge from Bill Daley, but the governor survived and appears to be in a much stronger position than one year ago.
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  • Emanuel to back Quinn for re-election bid
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will back Governor Pat Quinn's re-election bid, despite his friendship with a Republican challenger, Bruce Rauner.
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  • Red Line back to normal service Sunday
  • After five months of major reconstruction, the South Branch of the CTA's Red Line will reopen on Sunday.
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  • A celebration and rally was held Saturday at Chicagos Ravenswood Elementary School.
  • A celebration and rally was held Saturday at Chicago's Ravenswood Elementary School.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn addressed a session at the 77th annual Illinois NAACP convention underway this weekend at the Marriott OHare.
  • The 77th annual Illinois NAACP convention is underway this weekend at the Marriott O'Hare.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn granted clemency to 65 people Friday.
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  • A coalition of groups and local politicians gather in Union Park to push for immigration reform.
  • A coalition of groups and local politicians gather in Union Park to push for immigration reform.
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  • Quinn won?t sign ADM tax breaks until pension reform
  • Illinois governor Pat Quinn says he won't sign any bills with tax breaks for the Archer Daniels Midland Company until lawmakers act on pension reform.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn was at the states 77th annual Gold Star Mothers Day at the Chicago Cultural Center.
  • The Army honored all mothers who have lost children while fighting America's wars with ceremonies across the country.
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  • Judge: Quinn has to pay lawmakers
  • A Cook County judge is denying Gov. Pat Quinn's request to stop paychecks from being issued to lawmakers while a lawsuit is appealed.
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  • The governors of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin dont always see eye-to-eye, but theyve come together for a rare meeting in Chicago.
  • The governors of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin don't always see eye-to-eye, but they've come together for a rare meeting in Chicago.
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  • Judge: Quinn has to pay lawmakers
  • A Cook County judge has ordered Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to pay Illinois lawmakers immediately.
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  • Should the National Guard help curb Chicago violence?
  • In the wake of last Thursday's Back of the Yards mass shooting, Gov. Quinn said he'd be willing to discuss using state resources to help put down Chicago gun violence.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn joined with local officials for the re-opening of a bank thats been important in the Latino community on the Southwest Side.
  • Governor Pat Quinn joined with local officials for the re-opening of a bank that's been important in the Latino community on the Southwest Side.
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  • Several stores in the new Pullman Park retail development are scheduled to open next month and Saturday people hoping to find work attended a job fair.
  • Several stores in the new Pullman Park retail development are scheduled to open next month and Saturday people hoping to find work attended a job fair.
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  • Under the law, anyone who acquires a foreclosed residential property has to honor existing leases or give tenants at least ninety days to find new places to live.
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  • Cook County Dems endorse Quinn for another term
  • Cook County Democratic Party leaders met Friday to endorse candidates for next year's elections and have backed Governor Pat Quinn for another term.
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  • Kirk leads GOP unity at state fair
  • Illinois Republicans gathered at the Illinois State Fair Thursday in a show of party unity and the life of the party was Senator Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke a year and a half ago.
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  • Sunday is Veterans Day at the Illinois State Fair, and Governor Pat Quinn signed several new laws to support service members.
  • Sunday is Veterans Day at the Illinois State Fair, and Governor Pat Quinn signed several new laws to support service members.
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  • Quinn cancels Fair?s Democrats Day
  • Governor Pat Quinn is cancelling a long standing tradition at the Illinois State Fair, the rally on Democrats Day.
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  • Colorado marijuana
  • Marijuana legalization gaining ground as Illinois becomes 20th state to legalize medical marijuana.
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  • Illinois lawmakers suspended pay fight heads to court
  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says a lawsuit over his decision to suspend lawmaker pay for failing to act on the state pension crisis will be a "landmark" case.
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  • Student athlete insurance law to be signed by Quinn
  • Gov. Pat Quinn signed Rocky's Law, requiring school districts to purchase catastrophic insurance for their student athletes, inspired by the late Rocky Clark.
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  • Colorado marijuana
  • Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill Thursday that makes medical marijuana legal in Illinois.
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  • Colorado marijuana
  • Governor Pat Quinn is to sign a bill Thursday that would make medical marijuana legal in Illinois.
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  • A new state law inspired by the death of a young boy cracks down on anyone caught piloting a boat while under the influence of alcohol.
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  • People call it the spaghetti bowl for a reason. The circle interchange can be a traffic tangle, but a major overhaul kicks off Wednesday.
  • A major overhaul is in the works for one of the nation's most congested interchanges, as Governor Pat Quinn announced a nearly $500 million renovation plan for the Circle Interchange.
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  • A major overhaul is in the works for the one of the nations most congested interchanges, as Governor Pat Quinn will announce a nearly half-billion dollar renovation plan for the Circle Interchange.
  • Circle Interchange to get major overhaul
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  • Campaign finance reports show that Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has raised more money than the five people who want his job.
  • Campaign finance reports show that Quinn has raised more money than the five people who want his job. The democratic incumbent raised about $1 million dollars from April 1 to June 30.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn is not backing off his decision to stop the paychecks of state lawmakers.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn is not backing off his decision to stop the paychecks of state lawmakers.
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  • The prospects for solving Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis grow dim as talks between Governor Pat Quinn and top legislative leaders ended without an agreement.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn will meet with legislative leaders Saturday to try and reach a deal to close the $96 billion funding gap.
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  • On Wednesday, state representatives and senators in their respective chambers will vote to establish the conference committee process for pension reform.
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  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn faces mounting pressure to fix the state's budget woes.
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  • The Blagojevich verdict is being felt throughout the Illinois political landscape.
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  • A groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of a construction project aimed at improving a section of Roosevelt road in the western suburbs.
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  • A new report says the Illinois Department of Corrections neglected the possible impact on public safety when launching a secret early release program.
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  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn marched with a group of ministers to protest violence in one South Side neighborhood.
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  • File photo: Roland Burris
  • Illinois voters will decide two races for U.S. Senate this fall. But current Senator Roland Burris won't be part of either vote.
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  • Governor Pat Quinn proclaimed Friday Chicago Blackhawks Day in Illinois in honor of the team's Stanley Cup victory.
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