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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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Arrests Made in Connection With June 28th Shooting Death

The Springfield Police have made several arrests in connection to the shooting death that occurred on June 28th in the 900 block of South 23rd.

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McMenamin Wants Special NAPA Meeting

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Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says Corporation Counsel Todd Greenburg is leading the city astray.

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Taylorville Couple Wins $20.25 Million Lottery Prize

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Taylorville newlyweds, not married for more than a month, are the state's newest millionaires.

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Oberweis Welcomes Senator Kirk’s Support in Attempt to Unseat Senator Durbin

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The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate now has the support of Sen. Mark Kirk

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Three Springfield Businesses Cited for Serving Minors

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Three Springfield businesses that sell alcohol have been cited for selling alcohol to minors.

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Rutherford’s Request to Drop Lawsuit Delayed

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Treasurer has to wait longer to get decision on dismissing harrassment charge