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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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Springfield’s Budget Draws Criticism

Ald. McMenamin: Still no fix to city pensions in proposed budget.

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Peoria’s Mayor Responds to “Twitter” Raid

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Police raid home and seize computers over false Twitter account

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Ag Director Is Optimistic about Fair Repairs

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$86 million impact last year

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Police Action Shooting in Lincoln Kills a Man

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State police say he was armed and in an altercation with a woman.

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Juvenile Sentencing Alternative Saves Money, State Says

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$60 million since 2005

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Top GOP Candidates Differ on Immigration Reform

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The top two Republicans on this year’s ballot don’t agree when it comes to immigration reform. The state’s Republican nominee…