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Chicago headlines: 

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago cops have ‘incredible amount’ of time off, disputes criticism they’re overworked [Tribune]

Negotiations Underway on Stalled Ethics Reform Package, Lightfoot Says [WTTW]

Assessing the assessor [Reader]

Five days out from Tuesday’s primary election, more than 90,000 mail-in ballots in Chicago still need to be returned [Tribune]

Board of Ed approves CPS’ $9.5B budget over school cut, property tax hike concerns [Sun-Times]

As Complaints Of Late Trains And Missing Buses Mount, City Officials Call For Hearing On ‘Deteriorated’ CTA Service [Block Club]

City Launches New Dashboard to Track 911 Alternative Response Program [WTTW]

South Side Alderpeople Want City Hearing After Grocery Stores Leave Englewood, Auburn Gresham, West Garfield Park [Block Club]

Pritzker, Lightfoot shrug at Citadel's exit [Crain's]

Beale: Lightfoot’s ‘dictatorship’ over City Council must end [Sun-Times]

Oversight agency finds no evidence race was a factor in confrontation between Chicago cop and woman at North Avenue Beach [Sun-Times]

 Springfield headlines: 

With Roe overturned, Illinois prepares for influx of patients from other states [Tribune]

Pritzker calls for special legislative session on reproductive rights as Supreme Court ruling reverberates in Illinois politics [Tribune]

Federal judge throws out lawsuit alleging required signage on Illinois' gas tax freeze violates free speech [Tribune]

Early voting lagging as Tuesday's primaries near, officials say [Sun-Times]

Going to Disney World: No sour grapes in billionaire Griffin's exodus to Sunshine State as Illinois election clouds loom? [Sun-Times]

6 Republicans vie to unseat Pritzker [Capitol News Illinois]

Candidate interview: Alexi Giannoulias looking to reclaim statewide office [Capitol News Illinois]

Abortion seekers can come to Illinois and 'be protected and safe,' but more resources needed leaders say [Daily Herald]

What Illinois law allows -- and prohibits -- with regard to abortion [Daily Herald]

Here's what Pritzker aims to achieve in a post-Roe special legislative session [Crain's]

Trump to attend rally in Illinois Saturday [WGN]

Kim Foxx won't prosecute Illinois abortion providers should state outlaw procedure, SA says [FOX 32]

Raoul participates in vice president's roundtable discussion on reproductive rights [WGEM]

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