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Quinn Heads to Springfield Urging ‘Yes’ Vote on Pension Deal

Gov. Pat Quinn says a pension-reform deal under consideration in Springfield is the most important fiscal vote most lawmakers will…

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Illinois Business Groups Support Pension Proposal

Business groups including the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Manufacturing Association say they’re in favor of a pension overhaul that lawmakers are poised to consider this week.

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Drivers Speeding on Tollway System

Shockingly, drivers are speeding on the Illinois Tollway system. Tollway engineers have determined that 95 percent of the vehicles using…

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Giving Tuesday on a Local Level

It’s the giving season. Mayor Mike Houston issued a proclamation on Monday stating this Tuesday would be a day of…

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Springfield Family of Four Displaced by Fire

A family of four is displaced after fire ripped through their Springfield home late Monday morning.

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Durbin: History Will Not Be Kind to Republicans

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) believes it is time for the House to vote on the Employee Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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Your Chance to Be Last Is Here

Filers in final hour can be last on March ballot

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Vote on Pension Deal Is Expected Tuesday

Not everybody agrees there has been enough time to think about it

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7th Person Dies from Illinois Tornadoes

A seventh person has died from injuries from the recent tornadoes in Illinois. Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says 82-year-old…

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Frerichs Releases Treasurer’s Office Audit

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The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarship program that needs a complete overhaul.

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Jobe Supports Historic Preservation Agency Consolidation with DCEO

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Illinois' historic sites are -- if the governor gets his way -- on their way to being part of an expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Langfelder Updates on Transition

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What does Springfield Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder expect his transition team to help him with?

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Lincoln Funeral Coalition: Still No Word on Obama Appearance

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"I've not heard from the Secret Service, so I don't know that [Obama will be coming]."

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts

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The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.