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Dry Spots Popping Up on Illinois Farm Fields

For the first time this year, Illinois farms are showing some dry spots.

Madigan’s Decision Roils Dems

The decision by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to seek re-election and not run for governor has created a ripple effect among Illinois Democrats weighing 2014 bids.

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Crimestoppers Receives Tip about Dead Baby

Grandview Police Chief Mark Feleccia says this Crime Stoppers tip is “an unusal one.”

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City of Springfield in Contempt of Court?

The motions have been filed and movement is underway to take the city back to court over alleged violations of the Open Meetings Act.

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Springfield BOE Still Grappling with Residency Question

The Springfield School Board is still trying to figure out how to ensure its administrators live within district boundaries.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan to Run for Re-Election

Madigan had been considering running for governor, but has now decided to seek election to a fourth term as attorney general.

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Springfield House Fire Displaces Four

A Springfield home was damaged after a fire ripped through Monday afternoon.

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Dillard Announces Run for Governor

State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) is giving it another try for governor.

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Arrests Made in String of Enos Park Arsons

Springfield Police and fire investigators say they’ve made several arrests in connection with recent Enos Park arsons.

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Three Cops Promoted

Three retire and three promoted….that’s what happened Monday with the Springfield Police Department as Chief Robert Williams pinned sergeant’s stripes on three long-time SPD officers.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

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Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

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Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world

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Senate Candidates Spar Over Treatment of Veterans

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Oberweis OK with veterans having an option to VA facilities

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Not a Typical Morning for Some State Workers

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Woman saved from fire by state employees

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Jacksonville Shooting Leaves One Dead

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Jacksonville man is dead after a shooting near the Jacksonville School District Office