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Celebrate Twitter’s 8th anniversary with #FirstTweet

Celebrate Twitter’s 8th anniversary with #FirstTweet

TWEET TWEET: Can you believe it's been eight years since Twitter launched? Photo: Associated Press

To mark its 8th anniversary, Twitter allows you to discover your #FirstTweet, or that of anyone who has ever had an account on the microblogging site. Here’s a look back at some of our favorite celebrities’ first posts. It’s been a crazy eight years, Twitter.

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Rauner Speaks to Chicago City Council

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, shakes the hand of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, right, before Rauner's address to the city council Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Chicago. The historic address, the first by a sitting governor in the council's chambers, focused on the city's and state's financial and economic challenges. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Gov. Bruce Rauner tried to sell his so-called "turnaround agenda" to a reluctant audience Wednesday: the Chicago City Council.

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Democrats Slam Rauner in IRMA Speeches

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One of the top Democrats at the state Capitol says Gov. Bruce Rauner is showing he does not know everything.

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Agriculture is 2015 Illinois State Fair Theme

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"Growing Illinois" is the theme of the 2015 Illinois State Fair.

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Marijuana Fine Bill Passes Senate Committee

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The measure made it through the Illinois House last week.

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House Dems Against Rauner Cuts, House GOP Neutral

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Illinois House Democrats have sent a clear message to Gov. Bruce Rauner that they disagree with his proposed cuts to human services in next year's budget.