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Legislators will be staying in Springfield a little longer than scheduled | First Listen

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The legislature is still working on the state budget
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announces a transfer to the Rainy Day Fund
A measure passed to allow unlimited punitive damages in wrongful death lawsuits
A hospital closure in Peru
A pro-life group fighting Carbondale's bubble zone ordinance

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