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Durbin: Boehner Doesn’t Get It

U-S Senator Dick Durbin says House Republicans could take a page from the Senate’s playbook when it comes to forging…


Williamsville: New Library and Museum

As Williamsville moves forward on a new building to house both the library and the box car museum, some are…


Quinn to Impatient Lawmakers: You Can Wait

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been calling on Governor Pat Quinn to sign the concealed carry bill. …


Ethanol Producers Push E-15 Tax Credits

Ethanol’s a big deal everywhere corn is a big deal, so the industry is pushing to put more of it in our gas tanks.


The Rebirth of MacArthur Boulevard?

With a turn of a shovel, city officials broke ground for what they see as a re-birth of MacArthur Boulevard. …

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Not Much Good News for Kids

The latest Kids Count report shows a growing number of Illinois kids living in financially instability. That’s according toLarry Joseph,…


College for Kids Starts July 8th

Lincoln Land Community College is getting ready to start its College for Kids classes


State Senator Frerichs Lining Up Campaign Team In Race For Treasurer

Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs is gearing up to make a run at the state treasurer’s office.

Durbin In Favor of Charges Against Snowden

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is supporting the prosecution of NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

Conference Committee Meets Thursday

A group of ten lawmakers will be meeting next Thursday to come up with a pension fix.

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Housing Authority Expansion Continues

Springfield Housing Authority

Executive Director Jackie Newman says there wasn't enough room in the basement for the Section 8 voucher program, dealing with hundreds of landlords and tenants alike.

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More Budget Bickering


Slavery has been brought into the rhetoric over the budget stalemate.

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Will Rauner Reject More Medical Marijuana Treatment Options?


Nobody in Illinois has prescribed or consumed medical marijuana yet.

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Bank Tellers Tell Would-Be Robber to Leave, Robber Complies


An attempted robbery at a Springfield bank ended almost as quickly as it started.

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Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

Springfield Exposed

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