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CWLP Launches New Website

City Water Light and Power has a brand new layout to its website. Customers can pay their bills online and…

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Allergies or Cold?

Although allergens are present all year round, allergy sufferers find the spring, summer and fall months especially troublesome. Many people…

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Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center to Become Doubletree by Hilton

A major presence downtown will soon change names, but it won’t completely change hands.

Brauer: Special Session A Waste; Governor Plans Second Special Session in July

One local official says his constituents have low expecations from the special session set to convene Wednesday at the capitol.

AG Madigan Granted More Time for Concealed Carry Appeal

Attorney General Lisa Madigan is getting another month to decide whether to appeal the concealed carry ruling.

House GOP’s Plans To Fix Pension Problem

A group of Republican lawmakers is promoting a way of dealing with under-funded public pensions in Illinois.

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Roskam Introduces Bill To Sniff Out Medicare Fraud

An Illinois congressman is taking another stab at reducing Medicare fraud.

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Auburn Could Soon Expand Liquor Purchasing Hours

Liquor purchases might soon be allowed on Sundays in the city of Auburn.

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186 Administrative Residency Requirement Still Looms; Leming Contract Extended

It will be at least a few more weeks before the Springfield Board of Education decides what it wants to do regarding an administrative residency requirement.

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Saturday Mail from Springfield to Champaign Just The Beginning?

Springfield is moving Saturday postal processing services to Champaign and registry mail to St. Louis. One employee said that the…

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17 hours ago in Local

New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.

21 hours ago in Local

Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

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Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

1 day ago in Local

Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

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A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

1 day ago in Local

Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

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Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

2 days ago in Local

Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.