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Potential Insurance Changes Confuse Lawmakers

ο»ΏThe transition to state-sponsored Medicare plans continues, and it’s not an easy one for state retirees – or lawmakers – to grasp.

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16th Street Shooting Sends One to Hospital

Springfield Police responded to an early morning shooting that happened near Iles school.

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District 186 Teacher On Payroll with No Job

A Springfield School District 186 employee linked to the Capital College Preparatory Academy student ISAT test score leak will not be appointed as a guidance dean of Washington Middle School, following a 4-3 vote by the school board.

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House GOP Leader Eyeing Statewide Run

House GOP Leader Tom Cross may have his sights set on a statewide gig.

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State Proposal to Require Earlier Start Date for School

Kids in Illinois may soon have to start school sooner than normal.

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Newtown Parents to Lobby Illinois Lawmakers

Parents who lost their kids in the Sandy Hook school shooting are in Springfield today.

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New law increases penalities for violent flash mobs

Governor Pat Quinn says the state doesn’t want anyone using social media to harrass or threaten others.

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IDES website available in Klingon

Blame it on “Star Trek” and Microsoft, or at least on their latest translator update

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Motorcycle, pickup collide in Cass County

Illinois State Police are responding to a two vehicle crash in Cass County near Virginia.

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Central Illinois Foodbank to Add Geothermal Heating/Cooling

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The Central Illinois Foodbank is going greener.

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Palazzolo Slams CWLP for Fee Increase Proposal

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He says asking customers for more money is the wrong way to go, especially if the utility wants to attract new customers.

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District 186 Administrative Offices Burglarized

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Springfield Police are looking for clues as to who tried to burglarize Springfield Public Schools' administrative offices.

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Inmate Escapes from Vandalia Prison

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An inmate escaped Tuesday afternoon from a prison in Vandalia.

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Former IDPH Administrator Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Filing False Returns

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A former Illinois Department of Public Health Administrator has pleaded guilty to bribery, kickbacks, and filing false income tax returns.