Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 7:15 PM ET

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National Audio 7:15 PM ET

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NAT137 - (US-Abortion-Coverage-Illinois) CHICAGO. x-15s. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that would provide state health insurance and Medicaid coverage for abortions for low-income women. The Republican governor says he struggled with the decision on whether to sign the bill. ("..people of Illinois.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: The legislation also removes language in Illinois state law to criminalize abortion if a 1973 Supreme Court ruling legalizing the procedure is overturned.

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NAT138 - (US-Abortion-Coverage-Illinois) CHICAGO. x-08s. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he understands the moral objections to abortion. But he says he signed into law expanded coverage for them because he believes all women should have the same health care options. At a news conference in Chicago, Rauner explained why he signed the measure that expands insurance coverage and Medicaid for low-income women. ("..on her income.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: The legislation also removes language from state law that critics say would outlaw abortion in Illinois if a 1973 Supreme Court opinion is overturned.

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NAT139 - (BC-Salmon-Run) VANCOUVER. x-19s. The federal government says it's implemented 64 of 85 recommendations from a report responding to B-C's devastated sockeye salmon fishery in 2009. …

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