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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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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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Logan County Rejects Windfarm Plan

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Logan County Board rejected proposal for southern part of the county.

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Smoking not Cheap in Illinois in Many Ways

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It's expensive to smoke in Illinois; not just cost per pack but in other ways.

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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.