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Exelon's Clinton nuclear power station.
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News Local/State
May 06, 2016

Utilities Try Again For Legislation To Save Clinton Plant

In a new effort to counter losses at two of its Illinois nuclear plants, Exelon is proposing new legislation to offer incentives to those plants plus solar and wind energy producers.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in his office at the Illinois State Capitol, Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Springfield
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News Local/State
May 05, 2016

UPDATE: Rauner Won’t Endorse Trump, But Pence Will

A member of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says he won't be supporting Donald Trump as the party's nominee for president.  The governor's aide also says he will skip the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July. 

In this April 28, 2014 photo, students walk past the Alma Mater statue, a landmark on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana
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News Local/State
May 05, 2016

Senate Approves 60-Percent Funding For Universities

A $454 million bill to increase funding for financially struggling Illinois colleges and universities has cleared the state Senate. Lawmakers approved the bill on a near unanimous vote and sent the measure to the House on Thursday.

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