Retirement Law & E15 Ordinance

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We share what you had to say about a new retirement law and the proposal to require Chicago gas stations to sell E15 gasoline in tonight's viewer feedback.

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In four years since Illinois passed an adoption law, more than 10,000 adult adoptees have received their original birth certificates.

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The Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state’s strict eavesdropping law that made audio recording anyone in public illegal without consent. The court ruled that the law "criminalizes a wide range of innocent conduct." We have analysis from Harvey Grossman, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois. Read the court's opinion and watch Paris Schutz's 2011 story on the Eavesdropping Law.

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After revelations that the NSA has been secretly collecting metadata on the phone calls of millions of Americans, we speak with one of the members of President Obama's review group charged with advising him on possible reforms: University of Chicago law professor Geoffrey Stone. Read The Guardian's NSA Files: Decoded.

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Gov. Pat Quinn signed marriage equality into law before a crowd of thousands. Paris Schutz has the details.

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A new law passes requiring buildings to report their energy uses. Some aldermen warn it will cost condo owners big on their assessments. Paris Schutz has the details on that, and more news from today's Chicago City Council meeting. Read the news release.

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The Obama administration has delayed a portion of the Affordable Care Act, which will extend the deadline for employer mandated health care to 2015. Bruce Japsen, a health care reporter for Forbes, joins us to break down the employer mandate and explain the implication of the extension. Read a Q&A.

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Chicago Police arrest alleged street gang members in the first prosecution under the Illinois Street Gang RICO law, designed to hold gang leaders accountable for violence. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and other officials held a press conference to discuss the takedown. Watch the web extra video.

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Illinois is racing against the clock to implement the new health care law. We talk about the changes heading our way.

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The Colorado shootings spark a national debate about guns. Closer to home, local gun laws are undergoing major revision. Are they strong enough to prevent a similar tragedy? Paris Schutz reports.

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The U.S. Supreme Court upholds President Obama's law requirement that most Americans have health insurance. We have details and analysis of the landmark legal decision.

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Sen. Dick Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin reacts to the news that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of an Arizona law that sought to deter illegal immigration. Paris Schutz reports.

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The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the controversial Affordable Care Act is expected in the next two weeks. A noted law professor and a health care specialist join us with their thoughts on how the justices may rule, and the implications of the decision.

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After three days of arguments, the fate of President Obama's health care law is now in the hands of the Supreme Court Justices. Will it be struck down? Carol Marin and her legal experts analyze the issue.

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United States Supreme Court

The health care law is put to the test at the U.S. Supreme Court. We get a preview of what's at stake.

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Ever think of pressing record on that Blackberry or smartphone? Thanks to an obscure state law, you could be committing a felony, punishable by several years in prison. Paris Schutz has the story.

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