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Rutherford Maintains Pension Bill is Unconstitutional

The state treasurer still believes the pension restructuring bill is unconstitutional.

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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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Juveniles Arrested After Shots Fired Call

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A call of shots fired in Springfield last night has led to two juveniles being arrested on weapons charges.

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Corn Planting Slowing Down

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Cold, wet weather is holding down the planting so far in Illinois.

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Frerichs Talks 1st 100 Days

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For this state treasurer, it's about connecting Illinoisans with education.

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Group: Give Professor U of I Job

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A national group representing university professors says a professor offered a job at the University of Illinois should get that job.

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Prison Time for Woman Convicted of Faking Kidnapping

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An Urbana woman is going to prison for at least a year after faking her own kidnapping at a mall in Champaign.