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State News
7:12 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Colleagues and friends remember first woman in IL Supreme Court

Colleagues and friends are remembering the late lawyer and judge Mary Ann McMorrow. She became a lawyer in an era when women were told they were taking jobs away from men, and rose to become the first woman to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court. McMorrow died over the weekend at the age of 83. Illinois Public Radio’s Brian Mackey has more on a career path that, when it began, would have been unthinkable.

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State News
3:58 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

State Republican Party chair cancels major fundraiser

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State News
9:24 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Sequester to limit a number of state operations

Several operations in Illinois would have to scale back if the federal budget cuts known as the "sequester" go into effect this Friday (March 1).  IPR’s Chris Slaby reports.

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State News
8:46 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Lawmakers want IL to stop investing in companies that make guns and ammunition

A group of state lawmakers want Illinois to stop investing in companies that make guns and ammunition. IPR’s Brian Mackey has more.

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