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Gas Prices Are Down

Gasoline is at its cheapest price of the year in Illinois. The statewide average is $3.26, down five cents from…

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After the Governor Signs the Pension Bill, Then What?

With the fight over solving Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation pension shortfall moving to the courts, the state faces a grim possibility: The…

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Get Your Cards and Packages Ready

Even people who don’t write letters anymore are in the post office this time of year. Leaving the questions about…

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Give Healthcare Web Site Another Chance, We’re Told

This could build confidence in Illinois program

Mayor Mike Houston joins the Ray Lytle Show on 7/17/2013

Mayor: Someone’s Talking out of School

Mayor Houston says someone at city hall is leaking information

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Source: Mehlick Resigns Due to Conflict of Interest

Sources have confirmed to Newsradio 1240 and 107.5 FM WTAX that John Mehlick has resigned due to a conflict of interest.

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Illinois Union Exec: No Parallels Between Detroit and Illinois Pensions

Illinois public employee unions are getting ready for the inevitable court battle over pension changes passed by the legislature.

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Texting Scam Hitting Area Residents

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is concerned about a text messaging scam targeting area residents.

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ADM Incentive Proposal Is on Hold

Illinois House adjourns without taking up incentives

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New Firefighters’ Deal Approved

A new tentative collective bargaining agreement with Springfield firefighters was approved 9-1 by the city council Tuesday night.  The three-year…

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Changes Are Coming to Deer Hunting Rules

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Late-winter antlerless loses some counteis, including Sangamon

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Second Thoughts about Landfill Approval

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Toxic waste is an issue

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$1 Billion for Road Construction

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First big capital bill since Illinois Jobs Now! expired

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High Poverty, Lower Mortality Rate Highlight Kids Count Report

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The state is helping a little, Voices for Illinois Children says.

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Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

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Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.