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It's been a historic week for the Illinois General Assembly. Springfield lawmakers managed to pass the new 67 percent state income tax hike mere hours before the legislative inauguration. Gov. Quinn has also been sent legislation that would ban the death penalty in Illinois. Carol Marin has the latest.


Critics are already predicting a massive business exodus now that the state income tax increase passed, but some say this could be just the budget savior Illinois has been waiting for.


He's a perennial candidate for mayor and governor. So why does he think he has a shot at City Hall this time? We speak with William "Dock" Walls.


We find out why zoo officials and primate lovers across the country have gone "ape" over Lincoln Park Zoo's newborn baby gibbon.