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Springfield Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Child Porn

A Springfield man is facing 14 years in federal prison for receiving child pornography in the Fall of 2012.

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Historians: Mystery Surrounds Gettysburg Address

We are observing the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and there is some mystery about it.

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$36k Going to Springfield Schools for Technology Needs

Thousands of dollars will be heading to Springfield schools to help fund technology needs in the district. The 2013 Horace…

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Auburn Ambulance Services Hopes for Donations

Auburn’s ambulance service is running out of money.

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Springfield FD On Scene in Washington

The Mutual Aid Box Alert System has been activated in the wake of Sunday deadly tornado outbreak, and Springfield firefighters are responding.

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$670k Copper Doors a Security Risk?

Copper-plated doors at the state Capitol that drew criticism for their price are now raising security questions.

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Six Illinois Deaths from E-F4 Tornadoes

Peoria area and far southern Illinois hardest hit

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High School Football Scores

This weekend’s high school footbal scores: Sacred Heart-Griffin wins 42-8 over Highland in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs. Rochester wins…

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A Gettysburg Address ‘by the people’

When Abraham Lincoln spoke of a government “by the people” at Gettysburg, he probably didn’t imagine 150 years later his…

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Ice and Snow Around the Corner?

“Ice and snow – take it slow.” That’s the slogan the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are…

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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.