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Video and Updates: Quinn to sign same-sex marriage bill

Illinois entered the history books Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn signed the gay marriage bill into law, making the state the 16th in the nation to make same-sex marriage legal.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel | Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media


Emanuel fires back at Rauner for anti-property tax robo-calls

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visit a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida in March. AFP File Photo/Mandel NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images


CPS to build selective-enrollment high school named for Obama

Friends and relatives wrote dozens of letters to the judge in Carla Oglesby's money laundering case, praising her kindness and humility and seeking leniency. The judge on Wednesday sentenced her to 6 1/2 years in prison. | Sun-Times Media File Photo


In letter to judge, Ald. Austin praises convicted Stroger aide

Gov. Pat Quinn voiced his support Thursday for a proposed constitutional amendment pushed by GOP legislative leaders that would impose eight-year term limits on the governor and other statewide officeholders. | Dave McKinney/Sun-Times


Gov backs term-limit bid, but legislative clock may kill GOP plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at a press conference announcing the opening of Barack Obama College Preparatory High School, on Thursday. | Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media


Ride-sharing ordinance advances as mayor denies conflict