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Relief from High Gas Prices Next Week?

We might get relief from high gas prices next week.

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Woman Allegedly Beaten After Refusing Sex

A woman’s refusal to have sex with an attacker landed her in the hospital.

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Blood Center Breaks Ground on 10th Street

$7 million worth of dirt has been turned as staff of the Central Illinois Community Blood Center broke ground on a new facility.

School Exec Connect to Find Distirct 186 Super for $21k

It will cost Springfield School District 186 at least $21,000 to find the next superintendent. The base cost for School…

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DIRT Task Force Having Success in Sangamon County

Sangamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell is touting the success of the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office Drug Interdiction Response Team (DIRT).…

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Schock: NSA Leak is Treasonous

Is the National Security Agency leaker a villain or a hero?

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Crops Continue Making Progress

It’s getting dry enough to be in the fields. Because of the moisture still in the soil, the USDA’s state statistician for Illinois says only the second half of the week was “suitable for fieldwork.”

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DOC Deputy Director Resigns

The deputy director of the southern district of the state corrections department has quit amid allegations of sexual harassment. Ty…

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Hyvee Construction Getting Underway

In two weeks Hyvee, the Macarthur Boulevard Association and Springfield elected officials will be breaking ground at the future site of Springfield’s HyVee store… nearly two years after the project was announced.

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Kiplinger: Springfield 8th Most Affordable City in the Nation

Those that book conventions and tours from across the nation are taking a look at the latest rankings of the most livable cities.

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Immigration Reform Advocates Rally in Springfield

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Organizers of a Springfield rally Thursday say they will continue their fight

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Rauner Denies Connection to Intimidation by Private Investigators

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.

Bruce Rauner says he had nothing to do with armed investigators coming up to people who signed nominating petitions for the Libertarian Party.

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Downtown Festivals Could Get a Tune-Up

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DSI: We don't just put on festivals

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Kidzeum Fundraising Efforts “On Track”

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Long-awaited museum could open next year

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Galesburg Teachers End Strike

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Galesburg teachers have ended a two-week strike after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the board of education.