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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…

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Suspect in Bank Robbery Nabbed

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

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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…

Democrats’ Tax Proposal Sets Stage for 2014

Influential Democrats in Springfield are pushing for a change to Illinois’ income tax that could become a contentious issue in…

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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Programs

Free lunch, and even breakfast, could be part of the day where your kids attend school. A federal program is…

Kick Off Ceremony for the 20th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon

New Dog Tethering Rules in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law new rules for tethering a dog outside. Quinn says the legislation ensures dogs…

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Habitat for Humanity Presents Keys to Springfield Woman

On Sunday, the Sangamon County Habitat for Humanity had a dedication ceremony for a Springfield woman. Debbie Weiner was given…

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It Isn’t Graffitti

No..it isn’t grafitti, dozens of families came downtown Saturday to Paint the Street.  Betsy Dollar, Executive Director of the Springfield…

Better Gov Association: AG Madigan Made Right Call

A government reformer believes Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan made the right call in staying out of the governor’s race.…

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Disability Parking Compliance to be Checked Sunday

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s office will check for compliance with disability parking regulations Sunday at Chicagoland Motor Speedway…

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Lincoln’s Relationship with Jewish People Theme of New ALPLM Exhibit

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A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.

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William Kelly is Back — Bashing Sen. Mark Kirk

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Going beyond criticizing Kirk’s comments and policies, William Kelly talked about Kirk’s physical condition since he suffered a stroke in 2012.

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Questions About Accused Teen Murderer’s Mental Fitness

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Questions have risen about the mental fitness of a Springfield teenager being tried as an adult for murder.

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Police Arrest 10 Suspected of Drug, Gun Crimes

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Authorities say they have arrested ten people they beleive have involved in either drug or gun violence, or both.

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Blagojevich Attorney to Ask Full Court for Rehearing

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The unanimous ruling let 13 counts stand. Requests for full-court hearings aren't granted automatically.