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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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UIS “Leadership Lived” Advertisments Attract New Students

Nearly a year after the University of Illinois Springfield launched its first and only campaign brand, “Leadership Lived” is still going strong.

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Springfield Mayor, Aldermen Spar Over Downtown TIF

A matter of miscommunication? At least one Springfield alderman thinks so and says he is getting frustrated.

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2014 Governor’s Race Has Early Target

The early target in the race for the Republican primary for governor is “the rich guy.”

Quinn Still Pushes Pension Conference Committee

Gov. Pat Quinn wants to keep the pension fire burning by establishing a so-called conference committee if lawmakers don’t pass a plan this Wednesday.

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Flood Impacted Illinoisans Eligible for SNAP

People impacted by spring floods can get help buying groceries.

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Gun Found in Pontiac Correctional Center Walls

Officials say they’ve found a gun inside the walls at Pontiac Correctional Center.

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AG Madigan Wants Even More Time to Review Concealed Carry

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

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Man killed in pedestrian vs vehicle accident

A late night accident north of Pana claims the life of a man who was walking down a roadway.

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FEMA Okays Funds For Counties Hit By Floods

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is approving funding for 15 additional counties that battled flood waters in April and May.

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McMenamin Wants Special NAPA Meeting

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Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says Corporation Counsel Todd Greenburg is leading the city astray.

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Taylorville Couple Wins $20.25 Million Lottery Prize

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Taylorville newlyweds, not married for more than a month, are the state's newest millionaires.

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Oberweis Welcomes Senator Kirk’s Support in Attempt to Unseat Senator Durbin

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The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate now has the support of Sen. Mark Kirk

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Three Springfield Businesses Cited for Serving Minors

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Three Springfield businesses that sell alcohol have been cited for selling alcohol to minors.

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Rutherford’s Request to Drop Lawsuit Delayed

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Treasurer has to wait longer to get decision on dismissing harrassment charge