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ISP Out and About for the Memorial Day Weekend

Expect to see a strong police presence this holiday weekend.


2012 Drought Repeat Unlikely

The national Climate Prediction Center says a repeat of the drought of 2012 is unlikely to be repeated this summer.…


Dirksen Parkway Crash Claims Life

The motorcyclist was taken to St. John’s Hospital and was then pronounced dead.


Prosecution Rests in Harris Trial

The prosecution rested its case Friday at the Christopher Harris murder trial in Peoria and Harris took his turn testifying shortly afterwards.


Gas Prices Flattening After Sharp Rise

Why is the price of gas so high right now?


Concealed Carry Bill Passes House

The concealed carry bill has cleared the House.


Senate Passes Ban on Driving with Handheld Phones

It could soon be the law in Illinois to go “hands-free” when using a cell phone in the car. But,…


Another Hiccup for Pension Reform

The University of Illinois system is, like all other publically-funded entities, is waiting for lawmakers to craft a budget for…


Springfield Unemployment Rate Falls

Springfield’s unemployment rate has dropped dramatically. The Illinois Department of Employment Security released the not seasonally adjusted unemployment numbers for…


Lawmakers Seek Illinois Amtrak Expansion

Amtrak’s friends in the Illinois legislature are pushing for a feasibility study to add even more passenger miles in the state.

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Housing Authority Expansion Continues

Springfield Housing Authority

Executive Director Jackie Newman says there wasn't enough room in the basement for the Section 8 voucher program, dealing with hundreds of landlords and tenants alike.

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More Budget Bickering


Slavery has been brought into the rhetoric over the budget stalemate.

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Will Rauner Reject More Medical Marijuana Treatment Options?


Nobody in Illinois has prescribed or consumed medical marijuana yet.

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Bank Tellers Tell Would-Be Robber to Leave, Robber Complies


An attempted robbery at a Springfield bank ended almost as quickly as it started.

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Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

Springfield Exposed

A 21st century way to get news, or a website designed just to make people mad?