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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor who became a judge in 2013 has been assigned to handle the corruption case against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.

U.S. District Court Chief Judge James Shadid assigned the case to Judge Colin Bruce.

Bruce presides over a Read more

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State to Offer Free Tax Preparation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois is offering free income tax preparation and filing for low-income residents. Illinois Department of Human Services Secretary James Dimas says the services are available across the state to families with incomes up to $55,000 and individuals who Read more

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