David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Illinois' Quinn Pressured To Roll Back Tax Increase

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Homeowners Insurance Rates To Rise In 2012

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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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Newt Gingrich Pushes Back Against Negative Ads

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In Iowa, Candidates Make Closing Arguments

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Romney Packs 'Em In As Momentum Builds In Iowa

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a campaign event at Clark Electric Co-op on Dec. 27 in Osceola, Iowa. Perry's stance on immigration has troubled some Iowa voters. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Iowa Voters, Immigration Is Decisive Issue

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For Some Iowa Voters, Immigration Is Decisive

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Long-Term Jobless Borrow Money To Stay Afloat

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Blagojevich Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison

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