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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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CWLP Mulls $12 Monthly Increase for Residential Electric Customers

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Customer charges would go up, but electricity rates would go down in 2015.

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Southeast Student Faces Weapons Charges as Juvenile

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A student accused of bringing an unloaded gun to school on Friday has been charged as a juvenile.

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Competing Springfield Outlet Mall Proprietors Join Forces

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Two competing interests both looking to build outlet malls have reportedly joined forces.

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North Mac Intermediate School Closed Again Wednesday

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The district recreated the carbon monoxide leak that sent nearly 150 people to area hospitals

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Rauner: Medical Marijuana Program “Ripe for Corruption”

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Bruce Rauner wants the application process changed for companies vying for dispensary and cultivator licenses.