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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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Blood Center Opens New Lab, Administrative Center

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CICBC unveils its new headquarters

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Durbin Pushing for Safer Rail Tankers

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The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking to enact stricter safety regulations on trains carrying crude oil and ethanol

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Gubernatorial Debates Set; No Springfield Plans

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Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will appear together at three traditional debates before November -- but not in the state capital.

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More Shootings on Springfield’s East Side

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Another night, another couple of shootings