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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.

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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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Man Found Dead in 23rd Street Home

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7-6-15 Shooting

A family member found him inside with a gunshot wound to the head, no gun was found on the scene.

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Hundreds Rally for Expanded Access to Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana advocates are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner expand access to the program.

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Bill Supporting “Interstate Crowdfunding” Signed

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It's not your father's investment, and it's not Kickstarter.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal DUI

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A Springfield man allegedly driving drunk when he crashed his car into a tree downtown, killing two passengers, has pleaded not guilty.

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Springfield-Area Historic Site Visits Mostly Down

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Most of the historic sites in the Springfield area have seen a decline in attendance despite last year's increase in tourism statewide.