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Illinoisans Overspending on Data Capacity for Smart Phones

Illinoisans are spending a lot of money on data capacity for their smart phones that they don’t use. This is…

Political Expert Questions Conference Committee

In a rarely used maneuver in Illinois, a panel of 10 lawmakers will form a conference committee to resolve differences…

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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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More Shootings on City’s East Side

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Another night, another couple of shootings

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Travel Advisory…Heavy Rains Close Some Roads

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Heavy rains close some roads in Springfield

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The Sniping Continues

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Vallas wants Rauner to come clean; Rauner accuses Quinn campaign of throwing up distractions

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State’s ACT Scores Are Close to National Average

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Significance: Illinois is one of only twelve states testing everybody

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Aldermen Want Public Input on Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules

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The public will likely get a chance to weigh in on potential zoning changes as medical marijuana rules take effect.