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Study: Wealthy Illinoisans Giving to Charity

A study says Illinois’ wealthiest people are giving more to charity than the rich in other states. A survey by…

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Illinois Opens Central Disaster Relief Facility

Illinois residents affected by the November 17th tornadoes can get access to disaster relief and information at a new facility…

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UIC Makes Push to Host Obama Library

Another Chicago university wants a chance to become the home of President Barack Obama’s presidential library after he leaves office.…

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Kirk Expresses Doubts about Iran Deal

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has added his voice to those voicing skepticism Iran will stick to a new nuclear deal.…

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First Filing Day for Nomination Petitions

A sure sign campaign season is underway in Illinois comes as election officials prepare to receive nomination petitions. Monday is…

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Springfield Citizens Gather Supplies for Washington Victims

Area residents gathered together to help the tornado victims of Washington on Saturday. The event was held at Ace Hardware…

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Illinois Opens Disaster Relief Facility

Illinois residents affected by the November 17th tornadoes can get access to disaster relief and information at a new facility…

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AG Investigates Tornado Relief Scam

Attorney General says she’s opening an investigation into a potential fundraising scam tied to tornado relief efforts in the state.…

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SHG Rolls Past Washington 44-14

Washington, Ill. residents got a brief reprieve Saturday afternoon from cleaning up after a monster storm, but it wasn’t a happy ending for them.

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AG, Chicago Sue Indiana Company Over Petcoke

The Illinois attorney general and city of Chicago have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop an Indiana company from storing…

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Truck, Freight Train Collide Near Blue Mound

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A truck driver was injured after he was hit by a freight train on Route 48 near the Macon/Christian County line.

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Florence Sentenced to 72 Years

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The man who attacked a Springfield police officer responding to a dropped 911 call has been sentenced to 72 years in prison.

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Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Indicted

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Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.

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State Rep. Questions Payroll Practices for Education Secretary

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At least one Illinois lawmaker is asking for an explanation – why is the governor’s Education Secretary being paid from the Human Services budget?

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Springfield Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3%

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The rate fell to 4.3 percent this April, compared to 5.3 percent last April.