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Henson Robinson Zoo Reopens

The Henson Robinson Zoo has reopened after Monday’s storm forced it to close.

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Senate Bucks Governor’s Proposed Education Cuts

The governor wanted to cut school transportation funding and to lower the amount of money going to schools.

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Springfield Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

Springfield Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place around 9:00 Thursday morning.

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Lawmakers Approve Higher Telemarketer Fines

Telemarketers could soon be charged $500 every time they call people who are on the Do Not Call Registry.

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Closing Arguments Expected Thursday in Harris Trial

After the final witnesses in the Christopher Harris murder trial were presented this morning, closing arguments are planned for tomorrow.…

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Free electronics collection on June 8

Sangamon County is offering some help to anyone wanting to get rid of electronic items.

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St. Agnes Teacher Receives Educator of the Year Award

Horace Mann honored one teacher at St. Agnes school with a high award Wednesday. Dawn Caveny walked away with the Crystal Apple Educator of the Year Award by Horace Mann.

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Ill. Republicans Feel Left Out of Budgeting

Big issues come and go in Springfield, but the one task facing the General Assembly every year is to build…

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Kidzeum TIF Plan Moving

It may be a risk, but Kidzeum President Rachael Thomson says the long-anticipated musuem is worth it.

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Vehicle Chase Equals Power Outage

A home invasion on Dirsksen Parkway early this¬† (Wednesday) morning resulted in a brief power outage for some area residents.¬†…

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St. John’s Children’s Hospital Director Arrested, Charged

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The head of St. John's Hospital's Women's and Children's center has been arrested, accused of stealing more than $500,000.

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Last Railroad Tracks Between Chicago & St. Louis Replaced

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The train tracks on the Amtrak route between St. Louis and Chicago now have all been replaced.

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Experts Predict Vibrant Fall Colors in Illinois

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Fall tree colors are expected to be vibrant in Illinois this year due to spring and summer weather.

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed on South 6th Street

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A man is dead following an accident on south 6th street near Stevenson Drive early Tuesday morning.

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Rauner: I’m Better Than Quinn for Black Business

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Says he hired many African-Americans when he ran GTCR