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Illinois Pension Panel Meets Again, Quinn Declines Invite

A bipartisan panel tasked with finding a solution to Illinois’ massive pension problem is set to meet in the afternoon.…

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Phelps: Gov Playing Politics with Concealed Carry

The sponsor of legislation to allow the concealed carry of firearms in Illinois says Governor Pat Quinn’s efforts to make…

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Citizens Gather to see New Berlin Veterans Memorial

A beautiful memorial was unveiled in the area over the weekend to honor veterans all over the country. At around…

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Emergency Crews Rescue Heyworth Girl

Emergency crews have rescued a 17-year-old central Illinois girl who apparently tripped and fell into a ravine after watching a…

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Springfield in for “Normal” Summer Temps, Rainfall

For the summer of 2013, Springfield residents can expect to see what one meteorologist considers a normal summer. Currently, the city…

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FEMA Flood Assistance Still Available for Illinoisans

If you or your business was affected by spring flooding, there is still time to apply for federal assistance. The…

Quinn: Amendatory Veto on Concealed Carry Bill is “Common-Sense”

While speaking in Chicago on Friday, Governor Pat Quinn called for what he said were common-sense gun laws. Earlier in…

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DUI Offenders Face BAIID Equipment and Camera

Drunk driving offenders who use an ignition interlock to start their car now must install cameras in their car. It’s…

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Flash Index Slightly Better for Illinois

A monthly measure of Illinois’ economy is the highest it has been in six years. The Flash Index, put out…

Quinn’s Changes to Conceal Carry Bill Said to Be About Politics

Gov. Pat Quinn named the National Rifle Association multiple times during his news conference announcing an amendatory veto of a concealed carry bill approved by the legislature

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Heavy Rain Floods Dana-Thomas House

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Tours suspended

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Quinn v Rauner on Minimum Wage

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Both candidates for governor say they support raising the state’s minimum wage—but under different circumstances

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Durbin Says President Should Take Unilateral Action on Immigration Reform

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Durbin is encouraging the president to unilaterally deal with issues surrounding the unaccompanied children coming to the U.S. border

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State Will Stop Charging Retirees Premiums

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Local ruling is in line with state Supreme Court

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Flooding Thursday

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Some power is still out, says CWLP