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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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Shelia Simon Wants to Clear Names of Convicted Abolitionist

Some 19th Century Illinoisans still have a record as convicted abolitionists.

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Taylorville Prisoners Learn Life Skills Through Home Building

A program the Illinois Department of Corrections runs with Lake Land College is preparing inmates for life outside by teaching them homebuilding skills.

Quinn: July 9 Pension Deadline Stands

A spokeswoman for Gov. Pat Quinn says his July 9 deadline for a legislative committee to come up with a fix for Illinois’ pension crisis stands.

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Egyptian President Ousted in Military Coup

The Egyptian military is announcing it is now in control of Egypt.

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Former Ill. Governor George Ryan Freed

The 79-year-old spent more than five years in prison for corruption, and in January he was moved to home confinement.

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Hope Institute Celebrates Early

It is as American as apple pie….Fourth of July celebrations….so the staff and residents of Hope Institute did just that,…

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A Long Overdue Honor

Four days after he graduated from Lincoln High School in Edwardsville in 1944, DeLoyce McMurray joined the Marines, which were…

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Sherman Chamber of Commerce Ready to Meet For First Time

A newly formed chamber of commerce could help boost the growth of business in Sherman.

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Manar, Tumulty Formally Support Hawkins

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A former mayor and county and village official is backing a Springfield woman's bid to take the top job in the Springfield City Clerk's office in next week's election.

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Congressman: Don’t Trust Obama Admin or Iran

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Iran's possible reversal of a promise to ship out its atomic fuel is more proof that the Obama administration and its foreign policy are failures.

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Duckworth Announces Senate Run

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An Illinois Congresswoman is the first to say she wants Mark Kirk's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Anti-Vehicle Theft Money Cut from Budget

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Groups that help fund the prevention of motor vehicle thefts in Illinios are among those that are sounding the alarm on some of Governor Bruce Rauner's budget cuts.

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Lawmakers Consider Requiring Paid Sick Days

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The choice of going to work sick or staying home and not getting paid would no longer be the choice – under a bill discussed in an Illinois Senate committee.