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Fire Displaces Seven

No injuries reported

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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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Springfield Man Shot in Face, in Stable Condition

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A Springfield man is in critical condition after being shot in the face Tuesday on Springfield's east side.

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Millions in Renovations Underway at Camp Butler Cemetery

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Two major projects are underway at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where about 25,000 military veterans are buried.

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Blagojevich Attorney: It’s a Longshot, But We Have to Try

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Len Goodman, believes Blagojevich was wrongly imprisoned – and this is step one to further challenge that.

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State Senate Approves Usage of $4.8 Billion Federal Dollars; More Education Money

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It's a rare show of bipartisanship this summer.

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National Night Out: One Organizer’s Story

8-4-15 National Night Out

The "National Night Out" is a chance for you to meet your neighbors and become friends, in a effort to not only look out for each other, but also to foster friendships.