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Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago.
AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
News Local/State
July 29, 2016

Chapman Trade Leaves Cubs Fans Conflicted

The Chicago Cubs recently traded for one of the best relief pitchers in baseball as they attempt to win the team’s first World Series championship since 1908.  Adding a player of Aroldis Chapman’s caliber should be a cause for celebration for the team’s fans.  But Chapman brings with him some off-the-field issues that have given some Cubs fans pause. Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline talks with Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation about the move.

Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., waves to delegates during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Thursday, July 28, 2016.
J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press
News Local/State
July 28, 2016

Attorney General: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement Final

The Illinois Attorney General's office says a settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can't back out even if no paperwork
was signed. Duckworth faces GOP U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in a November election that could influence control of the Senate.

WILL Highlights

ART/BTS wins 2 Tellys

For the second year in a row, the web series brought home both a Silver and Bronze Telly award. 


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