Pritzker elected Illinois governor, pledges 'no small plans'

Democrat J.B. Pritzker elected governor over Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, pledges 'no small plans'
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Pritzker elected Illinois governor GOP incumbent Rauner

Democrat J.B. Pritzker was elected governor Tuesday over Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner
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Rauner, Pritzker face voters in expensive governor's race

Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker face voters in expensive gubernatorial race
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World Series Bark Park: Porcello's pup romps around Fenway

Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello's new puppy enjoyed quite a day at a popular park as the World Series approached
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Illinois High School Boys Football Top 10 Poll

Illinois High School Boys Football Top 10 Poll
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Priests accused of sexual misconduct moving away from school

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet says two retired priests accused of sexual misconduct will be out of a suburban Chicago retirement facility by midweek
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Benedictine University says its president has resigned

Benedictine University officials say the president of the Illinois-based school has resigned
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Hey now you're an All-Star: Doolittle bonds with Smash Mouth

All-Star Sean Doolittle and his wife enjoy a special connection to the band Smash Mouth
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Benedictine hopes to sell Springfield campus for $3M

Benedictine University's president says the school hopes to sell its entire Springfield campus for $3 million to a buyer, who could potentially use the grounds
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AP-IL--Illinois Weekend Digest, IL
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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US Marshal killed outside Tucson house, suspect detained

US Marshal serving a felony arrest warrant shot and killed outside Tucson house
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Lawsuit against fraternity after student's death settled

The family of a Northern Illinois University student who died while enduring a fraternity hazing has reached a $14 million settlement of their lawsuit
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Tons of radioactive waste leave Oklahoma for Utah mill

More than 10,000 tons of radioactive waste that had been in northeastern Oklahoma is now in Utah
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Unbeaten Michigan playing with an edge with Purdue up next

Less than two years after a Big Ten opponent called Michigan a 'white-collar' team, the Wolverines have emphatically shed that label
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Not president, not yet a senator: Romney is starting over

Not president, not yet Utah senator: Romney learns Washington in the rarefied Senate
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After a miss last season, Stanford volleyball chases title

Every practice, Kevin Hambly writes out his Stanford volleyball starting lineup on the white board _ just so there's no question, even though the women usually
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Report: Search warrants served at Chicago alderman's office

A published report says federal agents executed search warrants at the City Hall office of a powerful Chicago alderman
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Illinois governor puts pressure on Airbnb West Bank decision

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to pressure Airbnb into reversing its decision barring lodging listings in the disputed West Bank
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Fight brewing over prospect of nuclear power plant shutdowns

Pennsylvania lawmakers sympathetic to nuclear power plants are making a push for state action to rescue plants whose shutdown is being threatened by their energ
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Senators consider sentencing bill tweaks to satisfy sheriffs

Senators are considering changes to criminal justice legislation to appease Republicans and law enforcement groups
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'Roma' named best film by New York film critics

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" has dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, winning best film, best director and best cinematography
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Tyree Jackson grounded as Buffalo set to play for MAC title

Quarterback Tyree Jackson stays grounded during breakout season in which he's helped lead the University at Buffalo to its second Mid-American Conference champi
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Fall session wraps up, Democrats anticipate Capitol control

The Illinois General Assembly has ended its fall session as Democrats anticipate complete control of the state Capitol in January
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