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Wells Fargo Lays Off 74 in Springfield

Wells Fargo is laying off 74 workers in Springfield.

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Houston: Someone Has it Out for Buscher

The city still cannot comment on a leak of internal police files, and likely won’t comment until an investigation is completed.

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Springfield Chamber Hosts Immigration Panel

Immigration advocates hope the more times they say it, Congress will eventually listen. “The key, for me,” said Doug Whitley,…

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Pension Reform Progress?

Is the so-called conference committee on pension reform making any progress?  One member of that panel thinks so.  State Representative…

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Mayor Gets Heated As City Lawsuits, Investigations Mount

So many lawsuits, so little time. The city of Springfield is facing so much legal action it’s getting hard to keep track.

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Businesses Boosting Sherman’s Revenue

The growth in businesses in Sherman has meant a growth in the village’s revenues.

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Springfield Loses FOIA Lawsuit — Again

A man suing the city for the release of internal police files has won — again.

Meetings Planned to Get Input on Next Superintendent

The search for Springfield’s next school superintendent continues, and the public is being asked to help.

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Arrests Made in ATV Thefts

Several Springfield area residents are behind bars, accused of stealing several all terrain vehicles with a combined value north of 45-thousand dollars.

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West Nile Returns to the County

You may see the contraptions in your neighborhood’s trees and have wondered what they are….mosquito traps to monitor the West…

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Quinn, Rauner Disagree on Meaning of Latest NRI Subpoenas

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Three Charged With Embezzling County Funds

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Three former Wiliamson County employees charged with embezzling more than $80,000

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A New Executive Director: Illinois State Board of Elections

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The upcoming Executive Director of the Illinois State Board of Elections states his views on Illinois elections.

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University Receives Grant To Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus

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Senator Dick Durbin announces a grant to Nortwestern University to prevent sexual assaults on campus.

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Member of Jesse White Tumblers Shot

Murdered Chicago teen a member of Jesse White Tumblers.