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Quinn 'Deeply Concerned' About Child Immigrants

CHICAGO (AP) Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he’s “deeply concerned” about the welfare of unaccompanied children who’ve crossed the border into the U.S.

The Chicago Democrat’s statement follows federal data released Thursday showing Illinois this year has received 305 unaccompanied children stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border. 104 more words


Illinois Investing in Solar Power

CHICAGO (AP) Illinois will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix for electricity customers under legislation signed into law Saturday that also promotes the spread of home rooftop panels. 214 more words