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Illinois: U.S. state
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States. It borders Lake Michigan to its northeast, the Mississippi River to its west, and the Wabash and Ohio rivers to its south. Of the fifty U.S. states, Illinois has the fifth-largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth-largest population, and the 25th-most land area. Its largest urban areas include Chicago and the Metro East of Greater St. Louis, as well as Peoria, Rockford, Champaign–Urbana, and Springfield, the state's capital.

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Cucumbers Are Recalled in 14 States [Video]

Cucumbers Are Recalled in 14 States

Cucumbers Are Recalled , in 14 States. Fresh Start Produce Sales in Florida is recalling cucumbers over possible salmonella contamination, 'Newsweek' reports. The 14 states affected by the recall..

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Walmart Reverses Course, Closes Down Its Walmart Health Division [Video]

Walmart Reverses Course, Closes Down Its Walmart Health Division

Walmart Reverses Course, , Closes Down Its , Walmart Health Division. NBC reports that Walmart has announced it will close all 52 of the doctor-staffed health clinics the company operates. The..

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Deadly Storms Forecast to Cross 1,000 Miles of the US [Video]

Deadly Storms Forecast to Cross 1,000 Miles of the US

Deadly Storms , Forecast to Cross , 1,000 Miles of the US. 'Newsweek' reports meteorologists have warned that a life-threatening storm could impact millions of people across the central United..

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