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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

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Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.

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Rauner Makes Several Cabinet Appointments

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The Governor's office announced the new appointments Friday.

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Rauner Addresses 6-figure Salary for First Lady’s Chief of Staff

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Governor calls salary competitive and says it's needed to attract top talent.