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Rural Bicycle, Pedestrian Path Plan Ready for Public Inspection

The Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission has released the final draft of the rural bicycle and pedestrian plan.

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United Way of Central Illinois Donates $1.7 Million

39 local programs received about $1.7 million from the United Way. The United Way of Central Illinois invested the money in programs that…

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Antonio Phillips Sentenced to 65 Years

Antonio Phillips has been sentenced to 65 years for the 2009 murder and armed robbery of William Suggs.

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LLCC Offers Army Cooking Classes

Lincoln Land Community College is expanding its partnership with the Illinois National Guard.

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Two Arrested in Capitol Fracking Protest

At least two people have been taken out of the Capitol in handcuffs this week.

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WTAX Announces New Program Lineup

Newsradio WTAX Thursday announced several programming changes that will take effect on Tuesday, May 28th. WTAX’s new Monday through Friday…

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Concealed Carry Compromise Advances

A compromise concealed carry bill has passed a House committee by a comfortable 13-3 margin. It includes bans on guns in…

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ComEd and Ameren Will Be Raising Rates

It’s official. ComEd and Ameren will be raising rates in the near future.

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Possible Changes To Sex Ed Curriculum In Illinois Classrooms

Sex education is causing a bit of a rift in the legislature.

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Illinois Could Soon Increase Speed Limit to 70 MPH

Lawmakers are split on whether the speed limit on rural interstates should be increased to 70-miles an hour.

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Benedictine University Holds Q/A For Soon-to-be Former Students

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University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students

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Illini Basketball Coming to Springfield’s PCCC in 2015

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The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.

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Minimum Wage Hike Supporters Take Credit for Early Voting Spike

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Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.

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Iles School Locked Down Due To 14th Street Shooting

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Iles School was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting involving multiple people.