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Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner meet Monday night in Chicago for a third and likely final debate before the Nov. 4 election. | Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

Quinn, Rauner square off in last debate before election

 
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Who's winning the endorsement battle in Illinois?

With the Nov. 4 election right around the corner, political endorsements from newspapers across the state are starting to roll out — and those candidates will begin touting those endorsements in their campaign ads. Here's a roundup of endorsements from newspapers across the state.

WATCH: Quinn, Rauner debate in 60 seconds

Did you miss last night's televised debate between Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner? Lucky for you, here are the major talking points, condensed into one minute.

Former President Bill Clinton greets audience members after speaking at a campaign event for Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Next up for Quinn: Bill Clinton

It's just another day of a steady stream of star-studded pols strutting through town to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn's reelection. And Tuesday means former President Bill Clinton. 

Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's self-funding tops $20 million | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times

Bruce Rauner self-funding tops $20 million mark

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has donated another $1.5 million into his own campaign fund putting him over the $20 million mark in his quest to become the state's next governor. 

Chad Grimm, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, is interviewed last week at the Chicago Sun-Times. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times

Chad Grimm, Libertarian candidate for gov, gets boost from union

Chad Grimm, the Libertarian Party candidate for Illinois governor, said Monday he welcomes any financial support headed his way from a labor union that has dedicated itself to defeating Republican

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner meet Monday night in Chicago for a third and likely final debate before the Nov. 4 election. | Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

Quinn, Rauner square off in last debate before election

The final televised debate between fierce opponents Gov. Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner pitted an everyman who would fight for the little people versus a businessman who would drive results. Or at least that’s how the two contenders for governor cast themselves during an ABC/7-Univision, League of Women Voters debate on Monday night.

Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn make nice for the moment at their previous debate on October 14. The two candidates for governor square off again tonight. | Charles Rex Arbogast / AP

Next Illinois governor debate: Things to Watch

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of the November election.

Medical marijuana is displayed at the state-licensed beMindful marijuana dispensary in Denver, Colorado. | Dustin Park/Sun-Times

A New Crop: In Denver, 'budtenders' sell legal pot to clients

DENVER — When a customer seeking medical marijuana comes into the dispensary on Colfax Street, Jamie Murray wants to know: How do you want to feel? Each type of marijuana has different effects. “If somebody wants to feel a little bit more stimulated, I’m going to point them in the direction of the sativa. If they want to feel a little bit more euphoric, I’ll go with a hybrid,” said Murray, a “budtender” at the beMindful dispensary.

 
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