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SHG Wins State Title

Another state championship is heading to the Springfield area. Sacred Heart-Griffin High School is now the proud owner of the…

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New Survey on Rural Schools ‘Gives Them Voice’

The special problems of small and rural schools are now locked up in a three-year study completed through the Association…

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Museums Provide Governor’s Mansion Decorations

Illinois museums are providing holiday decorations for the governor’s mansion in Springfield. Decorations at the mansion feature trees decorated by…

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Lt. Gov: Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is encouraging residents to shop at local businesses for holiday gifts this year. The Democrat…

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Medicare ‘Doughnut Hole’ Savings Average $801

Thousands of Illinois residents with high medication costs are seeing some gains from a provision of the Affordable Care Act.…

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Danville Could Join Chicken Friendly Cities

Another Illinois town is considering giving its residents the option of raising chickens within its city limits. A few months…

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Cash Registers are Chiming as the Holiday Season Kicks Off

Retailers say the holiday shopping season appears to be getting off to a healthy start. Here, in Springfield, store workers…

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Unions Rip Pension Deal

General Assembly returns to Springfield Tuesday

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Black Thursday Is Here

Retailers don’t want to miss out on your dollar

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Pension Deal Could Be in the Works

Lawmakers are back in town next week. Pension reform deal to be finalized?

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