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Look Out for West Nile

Illinois public health officials say they’ve found the season’s first West Nile-positive bird in southwestern Illinois. The results from a…

Quinn Suspends Lawmakers’ Pay

Gov. Pat Quinn is using his veto power to try and suspend state lawmakers’ pay because of their inaction on Illinois’ pension crisis.


State Senator: Conceal Carry a Victory

Not so quick on the draw just yet…State Senator Sam McCann says it could be awhile before the state will…


Lawmaker: Bring in the National Guard

Some lawmakers are calling for the Illinois Natinal Guard to work alongside Chicago police.  State Rep. Monique Davis (D-Chicago) says…


Aldermen Question Legality of Insurance Administrator Selection

It could be “deja vu all over again” for the city of Springfield as some aldermen question the legality of recent health insurance negotiations.

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Sangamon Co. Board Approves FOP Contracts

Sangamon County and the union representing county deputies, corrections and court security officers have come to terms after a year without a contract.

Quinn: Tuesday a “Bad Day” for Public Safety

“Today was a bad day for public safety in Illinois,” Gov. Pat Quinn said in summing up Tuesday at the Capitol.


Undersheriff Campbell Applauds Concealed Carry Override

Sagnamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell is among those who are pleased Illinois residents will soon have the right to carry a concealed firearm.


Shimkus Recovering from Heart Procedures

U.S. Rep. John Shimkus’ office says doctors performed two medical procedures on his heart after he noticed his heart was…


Schnucks Wants Credit Card Lawsuits Dismissed

Schnucks is shrugging off the lawsuits filed after nearly 2.5 million credit cards were breached in their stores.

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Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

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A 21st century way to get news, or a website designed just to make people mad?

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2 IL Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

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Davis, Bustos Going to Cuba

8-25-15 DAVIS VA BILL 1

Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers.

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Rauner Raises More Money

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.

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More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

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100 more approval letters were sent in September.