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Illinois Roads Suffering Due to Spending on Bridges

The condition of Illinois roads has deteriorated in recent years.

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Fireworks in Rochester Sunday Evening

Springfield area residents can enjoy fireworks ahead of next week’s Fourth of July holiday.

New Law Sets Standards for Sex Offender Evaluators

New standards for who can be a sex offender evaluator will take effect July 1.

Axelrod Believes Voters Don’t Want Two Madigans in Power

The political strategist behind President Barack Obama’s rise to power says Lisa Madigan will have a problem if she runs for governor .

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Madigan Believes Governor Will Make Changes to Conceal Carry Bill

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she expects Governor Pat Quinn will use his amendatory veto power to make changes in the concealed carry bill on his desk.

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League of Illinois Bicyclists Offering A Rule Quiz Online

You can put your knowledge of the rules of the road regarding bicycles to the test. The League of Illinois…

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Illinois Supreme Court Privacy Amendment Goes Into Effect July 1.

In order to protect against identity theft and the disclosure of sensitive information through electronic filing.

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UIS Survey: Some Good, Some Bad

Researchers at U-I-S’ Survey and Research Center hope their inaugural Sangamon County Citizens’ Survey becomes a periodic project.  Doctor Ashley…

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A Man Shot And Killed Early Friday Morning

A man is dead after being shot around 2:00 o’clock early this morning in Springfield.

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Pension Conference Committee Looking For New Ideas

The conference committee that’s supposed to break the stalemate on public pension reform is looking for new ideas, but not finding any.

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Aldermen Want Public Input on Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules

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The public will likely get a chance to weigh in on potential zoning changes as medical marijuana rules take effect.

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Rauner: Fight Over Term Limits is Not Over

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner is publicly calling upon Illinois' appellate and Supreme Courts to approve a term limit referendum

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Some Lawmakers Hopeful School Funding Bill Sees the Light of Day This Fall

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Proposal would base funding on need, not student population

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Possibly Armed Man Smashes Bus Window, Runs into West Side Hotel

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Springfield Police are investigating what they say was an "agitated man" on an SMTD bus.

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Illinois Confirms First Human West Nile Case

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The state has its first human case of West Nile virus of the year.