Cheryl Corley Cheryl Corley is a NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk and is based in Chicago. She travels throughout the Midwest covering issues and events throughout the region's 12 states.
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GOP's Kirk Wins Obama's Former Senate Seat In Ill.

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Illinois Senate Race Attracts Parties' Big Guns

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Realtor Teresa Sciubba (left) talks to real estate investor Kristin Gragg outside a foreclosed property in Chandler, Ariz. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Home Foreclosures Continue Despite Delays

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State Sen. Bill Brady, Republican candidate for governor in Illinois. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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GOP Has Chance To 'Plant Flag' In Obama's State

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Illinois Reacts To Blagojevich Verdict

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A BlackBerry may be convenient, even essential for some jobs. A lawsuit in Chicago contends employees should be compensated for using the devices to work after hours. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich holds a dummy newspaper page that promises, "And now ... the rest of the story." However, Blagojevich's attorneys are debating whether to allow him to testify at his corruption trial. Charles Rex Arobogast/AP hide caption

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Michelle Obama Visits NAACP Convention

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