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Illinois Gay Marriage Bill Passes As State Poised To Become 15th To Legalize Same Sex Marriage

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    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill legalizing same sex marriage Tuesday, putting the Land of Lincoln on course to be the 15th state to legalize same sex marriage.

     

    The House of Representatives narrowly passed the bill 61-54-2 shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday and the state senate concurred a little more than an hour

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Despite tumultuous tenure, Bing Credited With Many Accomplishments

    As the city names new leadership, Mayor Dave Bing is credited with taking over a city in shambles and restoring morality to the mayor’s office. His accomplishments include the following.

    PUBLIC SAFETY

    New state-of-the-art, $60 million Public Safety Headquarters opens this summer

    Fourteen police mini-stations open in neighborhoods and some recreation

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    • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
    • Category: Detroit