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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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35 Years Ago, Now THAT was SNOW !!

Last big snow here was Ground Hog Day 2011

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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

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A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

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Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.