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House Republicans Unveil College Savings Plan

A group of Illinois House Republicans unveiled a package of legislation designed to make college more affordable, and to keep college students enrolled in Illinois schools.

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Woman in Springfield Motorcycle Crash Dies

A woman involved in a motorcycle accident over the weekend has died.

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Downtown TIF Balance Low

The Springfield City Council continues to approve TIF projects even though the Downtown TIF District is running out of money. …

Political Vet to State GOP: Get it Together

Illinois Republicans have an uphill climb, and the former chairwoman doesn’t have good memories of her time there.  Illinois Comptroller…

Madigan Guts Senate Pension Bill

The rift over pension reform continues.

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Tips To Stay Cool This Summer

Ameren Illinois wants to make sure everyone battling the heat stays cool for the summer.

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Southern Illinois’ Only Crime Lab Will Close

The only forensic crime lab in Southern Illinois is scheduled to close by this time next year.

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House Minority Leader Weighs In On Pension Reform

The Illinois House minority leader has been asked to keep an open mind when it comes to public pension reform.

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Springfield Ward 6 Residents Receive Grants

Fourteen homeowners in Springfield’s Ward Six are 500 dollars richer after receiving grants to spruce up their homes through the ward’s Neighborhood Pride Home Ownership Grant Program.

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Barr Announces Run for Sangamon County Sheriff

Retired Sangamon County Deputy Wes Barr is officially running for the top spot.

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Flood Threat in Illinois

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US Army Corps briefs state panel

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Old Finds in Restoration

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18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

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The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

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The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.