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The Illinois Senate approved gambling legislation today. See how members voted in our interactive graphic.

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Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney has the latest news from the state capitol.

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Is a Chicago casino close to reality? Paris Schutz has the latest on that, and how the mayor and police superintendent plan to enact gun control in the absence of action from Springfield or Washington.

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We get the latest on pension reform and gambling expansion from Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang.

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The Illinois Senate passes a major gambling expansion bill, but not with enough votes to override a potential veto. 

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The Illinois House approved an expansion to gambling in the state, including casinos in Chicago and four other cities, despite objections from Gov. Pat Quinn. 

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Speeding cameras are among the high-profile items on the docket Wednesday as the fall veto session winds down in Springfield. We have the latest from the capital.

Framework for Gaming in Illinois

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Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn says he will veto a gaming bill passed in May, in favor of a gambling plan of his own. Carol Marin talks with the governor about that and other pressing Illinois issues.

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