Negative Political Ads Are Annoying But Effective
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Kinzinger, Jackson Jr. Among Ill. Primary Winners
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Standing in front of a statue of Ronald Reagan on horseback, Rick Santorum speaks at a campaign rally Monday in Dixon, Ill. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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In Illinois, Candidates Make A Final Delegate Dash
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Rep. Don Manzullo, a 10-term veteran, campaigns in Belvidere, Ill., on March 5. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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GOP Incumbents Clash In Illinois After Redistricting
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Clinton Lehman, who had been unemployed for nine months before being called back to work, assembles a recreation vehicle at the Jayco factory in Elkhart, Ind., in 2011. Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Elkhart's Electric Dreams Fizzle, RVs Come Back
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'Broken Windows' Community Policy Advocate Dies
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Chicago teen Herbie Pulgar won the city's art contest for vehicle stickers with this design. But the city, concerned that the design depicts gang signs, has decided not to use it. City of Chicago Clerk's Office hide caption

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Gang Signs And A Sticker: Chicago Pulls Teen's Design
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Workers fill a pauper's grave at Homewood Memorial Gardens, south of Chicago, with remains from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, which is now catching up on its backlog of indigent burials. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Families Suffer Through Chicago Morgue Backlog
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Illinois' Quinn Pressured To Roll Back Tax Increase
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Walgreens' new 27,000-square-foot downtown Chicago location has a wine collection of more than 700 bottles, including one that sells for $500. The company says its flagship store with a European market feel is meant to be a destination to distinguish the chain's brand. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Sushi, Smoothies, Manicures: Walgreens Goes Upscale
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Gingrich with one of the many pieces of farm equipment he encountered on a last-minute campaign swing through Iowa. This tractor was on display at the Heartland Acres Agribition Center on Monday in Independence, Iowa. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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