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Relay For Life Cancer Fundraiser Starts Tonight

Walkers will be out in force starting at 6:00 this evening to raise money for cancer research in the Relay for Life of Sangamon-Menard County.

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Fire Damages Lincoln Senior Center

Firefighters were called to Oasis Senior Center on Pulaski Street.

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Former State Legislative Aide Faces Fraud Charges

A former legislative aide to an Illinois State Representative is facing charges related to 1.2 million dollar grant awarded in 2007.

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“Petty Political Politics” To Blame For Failure of Farm Bill

A Downstate Republican Congressman blames what he calls “petty political politics” for the failure Thursday of the House Farm Bill.

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U.S Senate Nearing a Deal On Immigration Reform

The U.S. Senate is nearing a deal on bipartisan immigration reform. The deal includes an amendment providing border security that hard-liners wanted –

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United Way Celebrates “Dine United”

When you eat out at certain restaurants Friday, you can do a bit more than just enjoy a good meal.

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Alternate Routes for Sangamon Co. Fair in Effect

The drive to the Sangamon County Fair should be an easier one compared to years past.

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Horace Mann, St. John’s Looking to Fill Vacant Downtown Space

Horace Mann and St. John’s Hospital are reportedly looking to fill the space with executive offices.

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DCFS Sees Increase In Backlog of Cases

Abused kids in Illinois may not be getting proper attention from the state.

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U of I Computer Systems Hacked

A former U of I student may have gained access to three thousand student social security numbers when he hacked the systems.

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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