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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.…


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.…


Ball-Chatham Continues Discussion: What to do with Land Sale Money?

With money coming in from a land sale, the Ball-Chatham Community School District is discussing what exactly to do with…


Woman Turns Herself in for Hit and Run Death

A woman has turned herself in forĀ a hit and run that left a 48-year-old man dead. According to our news…


Pension Progress May Lead to December Vote

Radogno: public service for a modest salary is one thing; a bigtime payday in retirement is another


Same Sex Marriage Will Be the Law; Bishop Prepares Exorcism

Paprocki upset with lawmakers for co-opting Pope’s message


Another Violation of Open Meeting Act by City?

The city may be getting sued once again for violating the Open Meetings Act.

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U of I Professor Canned

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has fired a professor with a 50-year career.

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Opponents Upset Chief Illiniwek Merchandise Still Available Online

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Assistant Athletic Director Marty Kaufmann says the items are available because there wasn't "any edict to wipe all history or tradition from our books."

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Lisa Madigan Calls for More Compassion Towards Victims of Sex Crimes

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The state's Attorney General says a shift in attitude toward victims of rape, sexual assault, and other such crimes will lead toward more of these crimes being reported.

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Arrest Made in the Murder of a Former Pleasant Plains Woman

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One suspect is in jail and another is being sought in the murder of a former Springfield area woman.

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Alleged Improprieties Force Out Two Parole Board Members

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Two members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board have been removed in the wake of published reports of erroneous filings with the state and the federal government.

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Rauner Addresses Concerns of State’s University Presidents


The Governor was in Urbana Friday to address the concerns of nine presidents over universities in Illinois.