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Quinn calls poll giving Rauner double-digit lead 'phony-baloney'

Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday dismissed a recent poll giving his Republican opponent Bruce Rauner a 14-point lead as “phony-baloney” and suggested it’s a bit early to write his political obituary.


Despite DUI convictions, ex-deputy keeps job, could retire with full pension

He’s had a revoked driver’s license for more than 20 years. He’s been convicted twice of DUI. And he’s facing trial for a third DUI. He’s Alberto Aguirre, 57, a former Cook County sheriff’s deputy who lost his power to arrest and carry a gun. But he hasn’t lost his $70,500-a-year job.

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      Five must-haves for exuberant wedding receptions

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      11 facts to turn up your ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ experience

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      As the acclaimed rockumentary comes to Millennium Park, here are some nuggets of knowledge that tread the line between stupid and clever. Read More