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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 03:06 PM CDT

Indiana Gov. 'In Play' as Possible Trump VP Pick

Indiana Gov. 'In Play' as Possible Trump VP Pick

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is "in play" as a possible contender to be named Donald Trump's running mate at next month's GOP convention, sources familiar with the vice presidential search tell NBC News.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 11:07 PM CDT

Rauner Signs Stopgap Budget Compromise

Rauner Signs Stopgap Budget Compromise

The Illinois General Assembly approved a temporary budget compromise Thursday that will ensure schools open this fall and state services continue through the end of the year. The bills now await approval...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 02:01 PM CDT

Reporter Plans to Cut Budget Beard Stopgap Funding Passed

Reporter Plans to Cut Budget Beard Stopgap Funding Passed

The reporter who vowed not to shave his beard until a budget deal is reached in Springfield has decided to chop off the facial hair if lawmakers approve a stopgap funding compromise Thursday.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 01:01 PM CDT

Coach Caught in Prostitution Sting While at US Swim Trials

Coach Caught in Prostitution Sting While at US Swim Trials

A Michigan swim coach has been fired after he was arrested in a prostitution sting while attending the U.S. Olympic swim trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 01:11 PM CDT

Suspicious Bags Temporarily Halt Brown Line Trains

Suspicious Bags Temporarily Halt Brown Line Trains

The Chicago Transit Authority's Brown Line train service was suspended between Fullerton and Chicago's Loop Thursday due to police activity.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:41 PM CDT

Judge Blocks Indiana Genetic Abnormality Abortion Law

Judge Blocks Indiana Genetic Abnormality Abortion Law

A federal judge blocked a new Indiana law Thursday that bans abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:38 PM CDT

Tracking Chance of Storms

Tracking Chance of Storms

NBC 5's Byron Miranda gives us a look at the forecast.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 01:04 PM CDT

Obama Foundation Announces Chicago Library Architects

Obama Foundation Announces Chicago Library Architects

The Barack Obama Foundation says the New York architects behind the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts will partner with a Chicago firm in designing the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 11:53 AM CDT

Illinois' Budget Impasse Gets 'Daily Show' Treatment

Illinois' Budget Impasse Gets 'Daily Show' Treatment

Illinois’ ongoing budget battle may have no clear end in sight, but that didn’t stop “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” from taking on the crisis in the latest installment of “Jordan Klepper’s Happy Endings.”

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:03 PM CDT

Former Illinois Teacher of the Year Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Charges

Former Illinois Teacher of the Year Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Charges

A former admissions officer at an elite New Hampshire prep school who went on to become a Teacher of the Year in Illinois has pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges.

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