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News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

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CHICAGO (AP) - Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says he regrets his past controversial statements about immigrants. The state senator says he now favors parts of a federal overhaul that include a pathway to citizenship for people living in the U.S. illegally. Oberweis is among several high-profile Illinois Republicans voicing support for legislation that has stalled in Washington.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A state audit report says Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford's (ROOTH'-ur-furd) stash of unclaimed property includes about 30 guns he's collected since 2010. They are supposed to be handed over to state police twice a year. The treasurer's office says it will update its policy so people have more time to claim the locked-up weapons if they're eligible to have them.

CHICAGO (AP) - Motorola Mobility has moved its headquarters back to Chicago after nearly 40 years in the suburb of Libertyville. The smartphone maker will have 2,000 workers in the Merchandise Mart. Motorola Mobility didn't get any financial incentives from the city but Illinois provided millions in tax credits to keep the company in the state.

CHICAGO (AP) - The Blue Angels will buzz Chicago's lakefront again this summer. The Navy flyers who suspended their performances last year because of federal budget cuts are returning to the annual Air and Water Show in August. The Army's Golden Knights parachute team is also coming back.

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