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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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Poll Shows Majority of Illinois Voters Support Immigration Reform

Another public opinion poll shows support for immigration reform among Illinoisans.

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Chicago Officer Sues Estate of Teen He Shot, Claiming Trauma

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A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.

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New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

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A commemorative coin featuring a scene from the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois has entered into circulation.

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U of I Reports Record Number of Freshmen Applications

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University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three campuses.

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USO Says “Thank You” to National Guard

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The USO’s Illinois chapter wrapped up a week celebrating their 75th anniversary by thanking the people they serve – the troops.

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Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.