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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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak took to a Chicago rooftop on Thursday to attract the city's gay and lesbian community to spend their wedding dollars in Minnesota. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Minneapolis Courts Chicago's Same-Sex Couples

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Activist Bayard Rustin points to a map during a press conference four days ahead of the March on Washington in August 1963. AP hide caption

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Former Chicago Mayor Lends A Hand To Ailing Gary, Ind.

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Deadline Nears For Illinois To Allow Concealed Weapons

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The last high rise at Chicago's Cabrini-Green public housing complex was demolished in 2011. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Protesters of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's plan to close dozens of city schools rally in the Capitol rotunda in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday. The Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 schools. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Bond For Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Set At $8 Million

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