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BREAKING: Springfield Fire Department Battling Blaze Downtown

1:35 pm CST….The Springfield Fire Department is currently battling a blaze west of downtown.  Chief Ken Fustin says the fire…

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Dowson Farms Ordered to Pay $5M to Feds

A family farm business had to return federal subsidy payments that the U.S. Department of Agriculture claims they were not entitled to.

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Airport Boasts Improvements

$5.3 M last year, $7.6 M planned this year

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Senators Quiz DCFS

Acting head addresses increase in deaths

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Illinois Times’ Parent Company Purchases Springfield Business Journal

The Springfield Business Journal is changing hands.

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2014 Could Be the Year of Tax Talk in Illinois

Increased income tax automatically expires after this year

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Rural Schools: Don’t Forget Us; Don’t Consolidate Us, Either

Study author is former Greenview superintendent

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Dairyman Praises Moms-to-Farm Program

Educating the household’s decision-makers is worth it

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Illinois Republicans Eye 2014 for gains

Illinois GOP was up 11-8 in U. S. House; now down 12-6

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City to Hire Private Investigator?

Administration trying to get a handle on worker comp claims.

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Kirk, Durbin Want Action on Carp

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Senators want to keep the pest out of the Great Lakes

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Watch Out for Funny Money

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Dollar General, McDonald's are among places where it's being passed

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Worker Comp Claims Dropping

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Workers’ compensation rates are set to drop in Illinois for the third year in a row

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Fair Time Almost Here

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Preview night Thursday August 7th

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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Identified

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Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards has identified the man killed Wednesday in a motorcycle accident.