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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 forĀ 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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House on UIS Campus Added to National Register

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A Sangamon County home first built in 1845 and described as one of the oldest in the area is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Man Found Dead in 23rd Street Home

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A family member found him inside with a gunshot wound to the head, no gun was found on the scene.

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Hundreds Rally for Expanded Access to Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana advocates are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner expand access to the program.

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Bill Supporting “Interstate Crowdfunding” Signed

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It's not your father's investment, and it's not Kickstarter.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal DUI

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A Springfield man allegedly driving drunk when he crashed his car into a tree downtown, killing two passengers, has pleaded not guilty.