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Lawmakers Find Spike In Heroin Use ‘Frightening’

Alarmed by the exploding use of heroin in the suburbs, the Illinois Legislature has formed a new task force to look for answers.


Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

Fight Over District Maps Complicating Legislative Session

Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross says hard feelings over Democrat-lead redistricting, are complicating final weeks of the legislative session.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

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Indiana Teachers May Have Pay Linked To Performance

Indiana teachers would have their pay linked to student performance under a proposal that cleared a legislative hearing.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011