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Legislative Leaders Meet in Chicago; No Pension Agreement

Governor Pat Quinn is asking legislative leaders to combine their pension reform proposals into one bill.

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Auburn Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 47 year old Auburn man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Morgan County.

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Audit: SIU Missing “Our” Property

A state audit of Southern Illinois University has found it lacking in some areas: too few computers in Carbondale and…

New Lincoln Artifact Discovered

Two Illinois State University math professors doing research into the history of school math recently found another leaf of Abraham Lincoln’s workbook at Harvard’s Houghton Library.

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Susan G. Komen Foundation Announces $80k for Local Agencies

The Susan G. Komen Foundation Springfield Race for the Cure will be in May of next year at the state…

Sen. Dillard Calling on Fellow Lawmakers to get Pension Deal Done

What are the chances for success when lawmakers meet June 19 to discuss pension restructuring? There’s no deal in place,…

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CWLP ‘Round Up’ Program Kicks Off

City Water, Light and Power customers will see a donation form in their June bill for Round Up. The program…

Durbin: Student Loan Interest Must Stay at 3.4%

The U.S. Senate failed to pass two bills that would have stopped a possible increase in student loans for those…

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Springfield Man Threatens to Kill Father, Eludes Police

Springfield Police are looking for a man who threatened to kill, and pulled a gun on, his father. Police arrived…

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East Side Stabbing Sends Several to Hospital

Springfield Police are looking for a suspect in an early morning stabbing.

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

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Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Post-Rioting Prayer Vigil in Springfield Tonight

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Ferguson may serve as an example to improve police/community relations

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

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A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.

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Illinois Ebola Hotline Suspended

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The number of calls to it has fallen sharply.

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Abner Mikva Receives Congressional Medal of Honor

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A longtime federal judge and five-term Democratic congressman from Illinois has received America's highest civilian honor.