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  • Whoa there: NYC carriage horse ban is stalled

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  • Illinois audit: Police training money misspent

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    April 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Study: Minority kids hit hardest by Illinois law

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    April 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Maine baby lobster decline could end high catches

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    April 23, 2014 - 6:45 am
  • Harvard 'chronic nuisance' ordinance passes

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  • Photos: Jacobs defeats Huntley, 2-1

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  • Bruce Rauner details some views on immigration

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    April 22, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Stowaway teen is resting at Honolulu hospital

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