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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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Judge: Sex-Harassment Case Against Rutherford May Proceed

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A federal judge has ruled allegations of sexual harassment against former Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford can go to trial over the objections of state lawyers.

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EPA: No Chemicals Detected in Air Near Oil Train Fire

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says no chemicals have been detected in the air near an oil train that derailed and burst into flames in western Illinois.

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Palazzolo Proposes City Department Consolidation, “Neighborhood Coordinator”

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Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo wants to create a new city position if elected he says will help consolidate a number of city departments under one umbrella.

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Davis, Shimkus Support Tax Credits for Food Pantry Donations

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You donate money, land, an old car -- and you can write it off on your taxes. A bill in Congress would allow you to also claim a deduction for donating to food banks.

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Pumpkin Pie: Illinois’ State Pie?

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Illinois could have an official pie.