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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

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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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Back to the Drawing Board for Police Document Shredding Settlement

It is a rare occassion when the Springfield City Council does not go into executive session but that was the…

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Springfield Man Accused of Tax Evasion

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A Springfield man is in trouble after allegedly not filing personal income tax returns for four years.

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Blagojevich Fund Makes One Last Donation

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A federal campaign account for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now empty, two years into his prison term.

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Lang Worried New Gambling Bill is Too Chicago-Centric

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The sponsor of the last gambling expansion bill isn’t convinced the newest effort will work.

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McMenamin Wants Special NAPA Meeting

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Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says Corporation Counsel Todd Greenburg is leading the city astray.

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Taylorville Couple Wins $20.25 Million Lottery Prize

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Taylorville newlyweds, not married for more than a month, are the state's newest millionaires.