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Gov. Pat Quinn to send state troopers to serve fugitive warrants in city

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Gov. Pat Quinn and leaders from across the state to sign historic education reform legislation at Lexington Elementary School in Maywood Monday, June 13, 2011. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times

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Updated: September 8, 2014 10:57AM

Gov. Pat Quinn has offered to free up 40 more state troopers over the next 30 days to serve fugitive warrants in Chicago, get known criminals off the street and combat the traditional summer surge of gang violence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday.

Emanuel accepted and applauded the governor’s offer after meeting with civic, religious and community leaders at Kennedy-King College about ways to combat gang violence...READ MORE

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