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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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Houston, Other Central Illinois Mayors Discuss High Speed Rail

Those who support railroads are talking up their benefits to Illinois.

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Rauner: Ethics Problems Are Quinn’s, Not Mine

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Rauner's firm owned a company which settled fraud charges with Georgia

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CO Detectors Are Not Required in Schools

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After North Mac, expect legislation

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Girl, 3, Safe after Abduction

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Mom, who has neither custody nor visitation rights, is jailed

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Meat “Harvest” Facility, Market Denied Zoning Variance

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Springfield Planning and Planning Commission turns back request on a 4-3 vote

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GOP Appeal Seeks to Knock Libertarian off Ballot

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A Sangamon County judge is considering an appeal by Republican attorneys to remove a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor from the November ballot.