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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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Rauner’s Inauguration Committee Announces Concert Lineup

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Country star, blues legend part of the festivities

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US Senator Kirk Sounds Alarm in Wake of Sony “Hack Attack”

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May ask Sony executives to appear in Washington DC

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No One Injured in Sunday Shootings, Police Looking for Suspects

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No one's in custody yet after a pair of shootings on Springfield's east side Sunday afternoon.

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Mayor Houston Releases Proposed Budget Numbers

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Council to begin discussions next month

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Governor Makes Annual Trip to Visit Wounded Illinois Soldiers

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Also urges others to donate frequent flier miles