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 Illinois lawmakers are considering an increase in minimum prison time for carrying a weapon under certain circumstances, but opponents say that won’t reduce crime. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel i...
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Springfield boxing club searches for a home

Michael has been training as a boxer since he was eight, joining about 20 other kids on the Springfield Housing Authority’s Cobras boxing team. Their leader is local legend Luther Howell, a successful amateur boxer during the 1950s and a boxing coach for more than 30 years. He has churned out at least seven winners of the famed Golden Gloves boxing tournament, and he trained big boxing names...

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