Ex-Ill Gov. Blagojevich Faces Lengthy Prison Sentence

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Memphis Area Will Be Soggy For Some Time

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Severe Weather Wreaks Havoc In Midwest, South

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A sign that reads "recall" hangs on a statue in front of the Wisconsin state Capitol last month in Madison. In the state Senate, as many as 16 senators — Republicans and Democrats alike — could face recall elections this year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Wisconsin, Efforts To Recall Senators Gain Steam

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Albert Stinson, 38, mentors 10 boys at Marshall High School, on Chicago's West Side. Most of them are affiliated with gangs and have criminal records — and are at serious risk for becoming victims of violence. Dianna Douglas/NPR hide caption

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A Mentor's Goal: Keeping At-Risk Chicago Teens Alive

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Paralyzing Blizzard Lives Up To The Hype

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Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel talks with voters as he eats breakfast at Izola's Restaurant in Chicago. Emanuel began campaigning in the city more than a month before announcing his candidacy on Nov. 13. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Residency Fight Clouds Emanuel's Chicago Mayor Bid

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Chicago Mayor Daley Won't Seek Re-Election

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Linda Rivera holds up a sign in opposition to the proposed Islamic community center near ground zero in New York. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Religious Freedom, Free Speech Face Off Nationwide

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BP Promises To Hire More Locals For Gulf Cleanup

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How Will Passengers Fare In Latest Airline Merger?

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Shortfall Threatens Illinois Pension System

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3 Weeks After Quake, Shelter A Main Concern In Haiti

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Chicago Club, Students Reach Settlements

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A Look At Effects Of Stimulus On States

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