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Federal agents raided the Capitol and district offices of state Sen. Martin Sandoval. The director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum was let go. And state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, one of the "marijuana moms" is to be named Illinois' first "cannabis czar."

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A Springfield meteorologist who made headlines across the country after refusing to go along with his TV station’s promotion of Code Red severe weather alerts has a new job.

Starting Monday, Joe Crain will oversee the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s public events.   

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A new exhibit now open at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum looks at the lives and careers of all the presidents who lived in the state.  It’s called “From Illinois to the White House.”

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This is the first week on the job for the new director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.