The disparities in education between rich and poor school districts in Illinois also are among the greatest in the nation.
Kennedy was not a perfect man. He made mistakes as president. But his words appealed to the better angels of the American people.
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A replacement for retired Illinois Rep. Monique Davis was picked in a secret meeting. That’s business as usual in Illinois.
The violence in Chicago is mystifying. A chronic disease? Decades of debauchery, depravity, abuse and neglect have been known to result in death.
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