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Legacy Pointe Outlet Mall Project Moving Forward

Plans are moving forward on the future Outlets at Springfield development. Construction on the 80 plus retail stores will begin…

MacFarland – Minority Should Be Amongst Finalist For Superintendent

District 186 and the search firm they hired to select the next superintendent is ramping up their efforts to to…


Daley: Quinn Should Hold 24/7 Pension Talks

Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley is calling on Gov. Pat Quinn to bring the state’s legislative leaders together for around-the-clock talks to resolve the state’s $97 billion pension shortfall.

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Stanley Cup Returns to Springfield

The Stanley Cup is returning to Springfield — the public will have a chance to view it, but it will be tight.


Rt. 104 Rail Crossing Near Kincaid to Reopen

A long dormant railroad crossing on state route 104 near Kincaid will soon reopen.


Quinn Signs Medicaid Expansion into Law

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill expanding Medicaid to cover low-income Illinois adults who don’t have children at home.


Let’s Talk DIRT — Sangamon Co. Squad Wants Community Involvement

It’s notched some wins and now the re-formed DIRT Team wants to brag a little.


Gov Touts New Student-to-Work Program

The governor is touting an effort to get people to learn the trades involved in road construction.  It’s called the…


Suspect in Bank Robbery Nabbed

The man accused of robbing a Springfield bank has been arrested.


ICC President: Governor Candidate Endorsement Could Come

Unless any other shoes drop, the March primary should include four Republicans and two Democrats for governor. The head of…

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