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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


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.


Illinois Is Not Ready to Frack Yet

Rules not finished yet; public hearings still ahead


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…


“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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