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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…

Puppy “Lemon” Law Fixed and Signed

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation fixing a small mistake in Illinois’ new pet “lemon” law. Lawmakers in October passed…

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Court to Hear Arguments on Blagojevich Appeal

An appeals court says it will hear arguments next month on granting a new trial to former Illinois Gov. Rod…

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Day Cares Could Face Fines if Pest Forms not Filed

Illinois health officials say more than 200 day care centers and schools could face fines for failing to comply with…

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Update: Rollover Crash on I-72

An accident on Interstate 72 held up traffic for about an hour Friday morning. District 9 Illinois State Police are…

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UIS May Change Mascot, Team Names

It’s not an issue of national security, but the identity of the nominees to serve as the new UIS mascot are being closely held.

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New Shoes + Kids = Smiling Faces

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and faculty for the SIU School of Medicine, at least 90 students from the Enos Elementary School are headed home with new shoes

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Former Decatur Worker Charged in Bus-Fare Thefts

A former employee of the public transit agency in Decatur has been charged with theft of government funds after police…

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National Donor Sabbath Begins Friday

Friday is the beginning of National Donor Sabbath, an effort by religious leaders to dispel some myths about organ donation.…

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Pathologist Not Likely to Start until January

It will likely be after the end of the year until a Sangamon County pathologist can perform forensic autopsies. Dr.…

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Falls

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The Illinois Department of Employment Security says more people in the Springfield metro area are going back to work.

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City Council Notes Shared with Lincoln Funeral Group

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Documents show council provided money, land, lodging for Lincoln's funeral

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Auburn Bank Robbed, Suspect Being Sought

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Police searching for suspect, seeks public's help

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Quinn Reiterates Support for Constitutional Officer Term Limits

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Gov. Pat Quinn says he supports a plan to let voters decide if they should limit the terms of state constitutional officers.

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Land of Lincoln Honor Flight to Take On More Flights

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The Central Illinois Honor Flight program that took World War II veterans on free trips to Washington is turning its operations over to a similar group after having to cancel several flights.