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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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Oak Ridge To Be Privatized?

Oak Ridge Cemetery could be in the hands of a private company

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Sangamon County Board Approves Balanced Budget

The 2014 Sangamon County budget has been set and approved by the board. On Tuesday night, the county board approved…

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Schock: We Need to Force the President to Keep His Promises

A Republican congressman who wants to send the Affordable Care Act to the showers brought out a small businessman to…

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City Back in Court Again

Calvin Christian III files yet another lawsuit against the city.

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It is Official: Governor Introduces Running Mate

Gov. Pat Quinn has formally introduced his pick for lieutenant governor.

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Audit May Show Some Problems With State Lottery

Illinois’ lottery superintendent is navigating his way through some bad press.

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Winter Weather Is Already Fatal

Collision on I-39 in Woodford County

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Growing Up Gay Is Difficult in Rural Illinois

In ten Illinois counties, nobody has tried to get a civil union license

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Illinois Awards $25.8M in Health Outreach Grants

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Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of the Affordable Care Act will receive additional funding for a second year.

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Quinn: No Point in Plan B for Pension Overhaul

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Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.

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Durbin Envious of Scottish Independence Vote Turnout

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Not because it almost separated from the United Kingdom through a vote rather than a war, but because of how many voters turned out.

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SUV Rollover Crash at 11th/Jefferson Causes Injuries

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The crash happened around 12:45 Friday afternoon.

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Man Arrested in Connection With Rochester Body

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Bradley D. Perkins is being held in the Sangamon County Jail on $250,000 bond.