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AG Madigan: Fix Pensions So I Can Defend in Court

Attorney General Lisa Madigan says it benefits no one for lawmakers to remain at a stalemate over public pension reform.

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Randolph Co. State’s Attorney Won’t Prosecute Concealed Handgun Cases

People who have a valid FOID card in Randolph County can carry guns in public.

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Interesting Weather Day on Tap

A weather phenonemon known as Derecho will likely be affecting our weather this afternoon and tonight.  Meteorologist Greg Trumbold with…

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Discussion of Public Art Funding Turns Heated

Tensions were high in the Springfield City Council chambers as an hour-long debate about public money for murals on downtown buildings turned ugly and, at times, personal.

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Chatham Awaiting CWLP Lawsuit

The village of Chatham is in “wait and see” mode after the city of Springfield announced it’s moving forward with a…

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Misuse Of Handicapped Parking A Problem In City

Recently several instances of confusion regarding the rules of handicap zones have been brought to the attention of the Springfield…

Davis Not Surprised Harold is Running Against Him

U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis is reacting to the news he will be running against a former beauty pageant winner. Davis…

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Police Searching for Missing Man

The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing man. Officials say Timothy “mo Ryan was last seen early…

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Ball-Chatham $35 Million Project

The Ball-Chatham School District has launched a $35 million construction plan, thanks to a voter approved bond referendum.

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ISBE To Receive Level State Funding

A $6.6 billion budget is good news to members of the Illinois State Board of Education.

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Rauner’s Inauguration Committee Announces Concert Lineup

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Country star, blues legend part of the festivities

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US Senator Kirk Sounds Alarm in Wake of Sony “Hack Attack”

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May ask Sony executives to appear in Washington DC

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No One Injured in Sunday Shootings, Police Looking for Suspects

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No one's in custody yet after a pair of shootings on Springfield's east side Sunday afternoon.

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Mayor Houston Releases Proposed Budget Numbers

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Council to begin discussions next month

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Governor Makes Annual Trip to Visit Wounded Illinois Soldiers

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Also urges others to donate frequent flier miles