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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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Rauner Unimpressed with Recent Economic Announcements

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Rauner says recent economic developments won’t do much for Quinn’s overall economic record.

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Milhiser: Andrea Little Could Face More Charges in DUI Deaths

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Next court appearance set for November

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Parsons Fails to Appear in Federal Bankruptcy Trial

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

The federal bankruptcy trial of Jeff Parsons continued Wednesday even though Parsons didn't show up.

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Yet Another Way for Students to Compete: Give Blood

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High school students across central Illinois are being encouraged to donate blood

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Sheila Simon Talks Government Reform

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Illinois comptroller candidate Sheila Simon is talking about reform.