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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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Illinois with Obama on Insurance Cancellation Fix

Governor Pat Quinn’s administration has announced Illinois will allow the one-year extension of existing health insurance plans proposed by President…

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Oberweis Says He’s Running for US Senate

Dairy industry magnate and Republican State Senator Jim Oberweis says he’s running for the U.S. Senate. In a video announcing…

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Officer Shoots, Kills Driver During Traffic Stop

Illinois Conservation Police say an officer shot and killed a motorist who pinned an Illinois State Police trooper with his…

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Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm

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Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

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Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

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Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

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Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

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Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

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U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

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A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.

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New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.