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Politics
4:18 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. treated for bipolar disorder

Jesse Jackson, Jr.
jackson.house.gov

Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. is being treated for bipolar depression II, according to a news release from the Mayo Clinic.

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Business
9:56 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Simon says today is ‘The Onion Day’

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon
iilinois.gov

Praising The Onion for uniting its business and editorial operations in Chicago, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon has declared today “The Onion Day” to celebrate the digital media company’s consolidation of its headquarters in Illinois.

Formerly based in Madison, Wis., with its editorial staff headquartered in New York City, The Onion consolidated its media operations in Chicago this month, which will include a new studio for digital video production.

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Local
6:07 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Protesters and police clash at NATO summit in Chicago

Chicago is bracing for another round of demonstrations on the last day of the NATO summit. Protesters say they'll march to Boeing headquarters this morning to voice their opposition to the company's role in the U-S. military. 

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