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U of I Takes Action to Stop Quinn’s Proposed Reductions

In a letter to the alumni association, President of the University of Illinois, Robert Easter is asking everyone to take action against the governor’s proposed reductions.


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…


Antonio Phillips Sentenced to 65 Years

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


LLCC Offers Army Cooking Classes

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


Two Arrested in Capitol Fracking Protest

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


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…


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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Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

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

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2 IL Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

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Davis, Bustos Going to Cuba

8-25-15 DAVIS VA BILL 1

Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers.

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Rauner Raises More Money

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.

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More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

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100 more approval letters were sent in September.