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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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PCCC Bank Account Just Got Bigger

Governor Pat Quinn was in town Wednesday and says his “Illinois Jobs Now” program will contribute money to the center’s 16-million dollar expansion which is nearing completion.

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Police Impersonators Tie Up, Gag Victim South of Springfield

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State Police are trying to find another round of police impersonators.

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108,000 Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Rebates

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The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds.

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Mine Simulator Under Construction in Harrisburg

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Coal mining is still a big deal in Illinois, and Terry Bruce says there's really no end in sight.

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Quinn Signs Flood Fighting Measure

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A newly signed law is aimed at fighting the effects of flooding around Illinois.

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Guilty Plea in Drug Induced Homicide

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Springfield man faces 30 years in drug death