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Three members of the state board that oversees the Illinois horse racing industry were forced out over campaign contributions they made in violation of the 2019 gaming law.

Five Republican candidates are seeking the opportunity to challenge longtime U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, the No. 2 ranking Democrat in leadership, in the November election.

Related Midwest has chopped the height of the two skyscrapers it's proposing for the former Chicago Spire site in an effort to win approval for the long-awaited development.

Cook County state’s attorney debate: Candidates went after fellow competitor Bill Conway over the main source of his campaign funding — his billionaire father’s wealth —accusing him of trying to buy his way into office.

Not so fast, March. Today is a leap day. Here's a history of why we tack a day onto February every 4 years:

One of the Chicago area's priciest megamansions — the Villa Taj in Burr Ridge — has now dropped its price to $5 million. It was originally listed for $25 million.

In 1981, with Chicago’s most notorious public-housing project reeling from 10 murders in three months, Mayor Jane Byrne announced her intent to move into an apartment in Cabrini-Green. But did she really do it? That depends "on whom you ask."

Breaking: The United States will leave Afghanistan in 14 months under peace terms signed with the Taliban — ending America’s longest war

From cleaning classrooms to planning for online classes, here's how suburban schools are preparing for a potential coronavirus outbreak.

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Northwestern graduate moving closer to home after spending time abroad

Campaign confirms photo of man arrested at 1963 protest on South Side is Bernie Sanders

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Don’t forget: Clocks skip ahead one hour this weekend, but the slow trudge towards mortality continues unabated

Amazon officially took over Whole Foods today, and prices have already dropped by as much as 43 percent

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Gov. Rauner drinks chocolate milk to demonstrate his commitment to racial diversity: “It’s really, really good. Diversity!”

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BTS — the K-pop boy-band phenomenon — is bringing its “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” world tour to Chicago this spring at Soldier Field.

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