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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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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…

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Woman Turns Herself in for Hit and Run Death

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

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Pension Progress May Lead to December Vote

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

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Same Sex Marriage Will Be the Law; Bishop Prepares Exorcism

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

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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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Judge Considers Whether to Dismiss Illinois Head-Injury Suit

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Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr. heard oral arguments Friday.

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Ex-Washington Mayor Don Gronewald Dead at 83

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Gronewald, mayor of the central Illinois town from 1989 to 2001, died Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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Iran Deal Gives Durbin a Shot at Political Redemption

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Dick Durbin leading effort to get votes in favor of nuclear deal with Iran.

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Munger Under Fire Over Outgoing State Funds

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State Senator Daniel Biss says the comptroller’s office is having trouble following court ordered payments to various groups.

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Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 23 and Kills 2 in Quincy VA Home

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The Illinois Department of Public Health is taking steps to prevent more people in a Quincy veterans’ home from contracting Legionnaires’ disease.