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Chicago May Bid on GOP Convention

Chicago is considering making a bid to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Campbell: No Stipend for Me if Elected Sheriff

Sangamon County Undersheriff Jack Campbell says he will not accept a little know financial windfall if he is elected

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Arrest in Decatur Girl’s Murder

Police in Decatur say they have arrested a teenage boy following the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl.

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Coal on the Decline?



A new study says coal production in Illinois is past its peak.

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Illinois Is Not Ready to Frack Yet

Rules not finished yet; public hearings still ahead

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Quinn Has Little to Say in Springfield

Gov. Pat Quinn was forthcoming today Wednesday on exactly two topics. At an appearance in Springfield promoting capital construction projects…

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“Second Chance Act” Could Get a Second Chance

An Illinois congressman is pushing for re-authorization of the Second Chance Act. Jim Anderson reports..

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Shooting Death Victim’s Brother Charged with Murder

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The Sangamon County State's Attorney has charged the older brother of a Springfield teenager shot and killed last week with murder.

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Illinois Corn Crop Deteriorates, Some Areas Could Use Rain

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Most of the state’s been getting a break from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but that could be a problem pretty soon.

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Illinois’ Economy Still Steadily Growing

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Illinois’ economy is still steadily growing.

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Ill. Senate Taking Up Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Money

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The Illinois Senate is expected to vote on the measure today.

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Northwestern University Given $17.5 Million to Study New HIV Treatment

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Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent.