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In this Feb. 9 file photo, Governor Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters during a news conference in his office in Springfield
(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
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Unions Sue To Block Gov. Rauner’s Order On Dues Collection

27 unions are suing Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner over his executive order ending a requirement that state workers pay union dues.  Rauner's spokesman says unions are clinging to what he calls the "broken status quo.''

In this photo provided by College of American Pathologists, a pathologist explains a Pap test slide to Cassandra Ingram, 53, of Blaine, Minn. at North Point Health & Wellness Center's See, Test & Treat™ program Tuesday, Oct. 4, 201
Craig Lassig /AP Images for College of American Pathologists
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Call For Stories: Cancer Testing

Have you or has someone close to you made a choice to know more or less about their chances of developing cancer though new genetic tests? Do you work with those tests? We would like to talk with you for an upcoming story on how cancer tests shape our life and influence the decisions we make.

Nnanna Egwu capped off his senior night with a slam dunk in Wednesday's 69-57 win over Nebraska.
(Rob McColley)
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Illini Top Nebraska on Senior Night, 69-57

The Illini close out the season Saturday at Purdue, and will compete in a week in the Big Ten Tournament with hopes of locking up a spot in the NCAA Tournament.