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Illinois lawmakers push plan for police cameras

Updated: 09/12/2014 - Two Illinois lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a hike in traffic and other fines to raise money for police body cameras and dashboard cameras in the wake of the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

Rauner, Quinn Go Personal in Televised Appearance

Updated: 09/09/2014 - CHICAGO -- The feisty tone of the Illinois governor's race ratcheted up Tuesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner took personal and nasty jabs during a televised side-by-side newspaper editorial board meeting.

UPDATE: States Urge Supreme Court to Take Up Gay Marriage

Updated: 09/05/2014 - UPDATE: A rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana is bringing hope to those who've been fighting against the laws for years that the decision will add pressure to the Supreme Court to rule their way soon.

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