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Fri04182014

Michelle Obama brings ‘Let’s Move’ to Chicago

    On a two-day trip to highlight her national campaign to combat childhood obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama donned a coral-and-black workout outfit to jump up and down with thousands of Chicago middle school students who were brought to the McCormick Place convention center Thursday for what amounted to one very large aerobics class.

    Mrs. Obama had

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    Cook County cigarette tax increasing by $1 a pack

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    'Terror Town' street-gang leader sentenced to 20 years

      A judge has sentenced a high-ranking member of a Chicago street gang to 20 years in prison for convictions on drug trafficking and weapons charges.

      The U.S. Attorney's Office says Gilbert Spiller operated from a South Side Chicago neighborhood that he and fellow gang members of the Black P Stone Nation called "Terror Town." Within the gang, he held

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      Bill Clinton to get Lincoln Leadership honor

        SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Former President Bill Clinton is this year's recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation's Lincoln Leadership Prize.

        Library officials made the announcement Wednesday, saying Clinton will be the first former U.S. president to receive the award. The honor will be presented on May 4 in Chicago. Clinton is

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        Illinois congressional race shows Bloomberg clout

          Women who have lost family members to gun violence stand behind Robin Kelly, left, as Kelly celebrates her special Democratic primary election win for Illinois' 2nd Congressional District, once held by Jesse Jackson Jr., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Matteson, Ill. In this campaign, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super PAC had a simple formula:

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