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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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Rutherford: Vacant State Facilities a Drag on Communities

Republican gubernatorial candidate – and Illinois state treasurer – Dan Rutherford says strategic planning must drive decisions to close state facilities.

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Blago Appeal to be Heard

Prosecutors have filed a response to Rod Blagojevich’s corruption conviction appeal

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Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

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A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

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Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

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Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

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Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

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A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

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McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

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State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.