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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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Bat Activity on Rise

Bats are starting to become more active, which means the possibility of exposure to rabies is increasing

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FARM Bill Goes Down in Defeat

The debate over welfare benefits continues to derail plans to help farmers across the nation.  The U.S. House shot down…

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Special Session Has Same Economic Impact as Conventions

When lawmakers head back to Springfield for a special session, several area businesses gear up for their arrival.

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Drug Bust in North End Motel

Springfield Police say they’ve made a drug bust at a north end motel. Deputy Chief Cliff Buscher says officers served…

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State Workers to Receive Raises July 1; Back Pay in Question

The Quinn administration will start paying overdue raises to state workers July 1st even though lawmakers didn’t approve all the necessary funding.

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IDOT Suffers Bad State Audit

A state audit says IDOT does a sloppy job of keeping its books.

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Falls

Illinois’ unemployment rate is down for the second month in a row.

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Union Against Conference Committee Idea

An Illinois labor leader is not happy with the conference committee set up to hammer out a compromise on public pensions.

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State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

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Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

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Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

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HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

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New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

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New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

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Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain