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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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Springfield School Board Approves Budget

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They're hopeful the money comes through, but for now, the Springfield Public School budget isn't reflecting the extra money signed into law for K-12 schools by Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Springfield City Council Again Delays Decision on Vacation Buyout Perk

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Budget director says the perk is unsustainable.

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Amtrak Train to St. Louis Delayed Twice — Once Due to Freight Train Derailment

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A freight train derailment in Pontiac resulted in a 14-hour train ride for Amtrak passengers looking to go toward St. Louis.

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LaHood Gets GOP Nod in 18th Congressional District Race, Mellon Wins Dem Primary

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Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has won the Republican special primary in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.

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Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Cass County Teen

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Authorities have issued an alert after an 18-year-old girl is believed to have left home with a 45-year-old man.