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Lawsuit: Michigan townships seek to block wind power

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Chicago company planning to build 39 wind towers in rural central Michigan has sued three communities it says want to block the $120 million renewable energy project.

Indiana defeats Illinois in second round

Indiana defeated Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten Men's Basketball tournament at the United Center in Chicago on Friday, March 15, 2013.

Illinois defeats Minnesota in Chicago

Images from the first round game of the 2013 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Crime Commission: Heroin is 'medical emergency'

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Crime Commission says heroin use is an epidemic, and a Will County official says it should be declared a medical emergency.

Jordan files for paternity lawsuit to be dismissed

KATE BRUMBACK,The Associated Press

STEVE REED,The Associated Press

Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and Chicago

The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections.

It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.

Same-sex marriage bill sent to full House

SPRINGFIELD — Legalized same-sex marriage in Illinois is one step from reality, but it's a big step.

An Illinois House committee late Tuesday night narrowly approved a gay marriage bill with the help of a Chicago Democrat who said he'll likely vote against the measure on the House floor.

Michigan Fine Arts Competition expands scope

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) — The annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition is expanding its scope to seek entries from artists in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin as well as its home state.

Chicago expands adult education options

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is opening dozens of new locations for adult education opportunities.

Ex-wardens: Mixing inmate groups a safety risk

JOHN O'CONNOR,AP Political Writer

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