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East Side Fire Kills One

Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin has confirmed one person has died in a high rise fire on the city’s east side.

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City, County Unveil Minority Participation Plan

An effort is underway to get minority students interested in engineering.

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Scherer Still Pushes for Gas Tax Repeal

The price of a gallon of gas would go down, under a proposal a Springfield area lawmaker is sponsoring.

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CCW Permits Available Only Through Internet

Want a concealed carry permit in Illinois? You’d better have a computer.

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Sierra Club Sues FutureGen Alliance

The Sierra Club has filed a federal lawsuit aimed at tightening the pollution controls planned for the FutureGen clean-coal project.

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Illinois Should Study Policy on Incentives in 2014, Quinn Says

Corporate incentives, or giveaways, will be under scrutiny next year. ADM, Boeing and others are seeking incentives in excess of…

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School’s On in Mount Olive

Teachers ratified tentative deal Sunday

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Those Buried at Camp Butler Receive Holiday Cheer

A solemn holiday tradition at Camp Butler took place Saturday

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Winter is Here!

Winter has arrived with six inches of snow and ice.

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

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A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

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The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.

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Illinois River Hits Record Flood Stage at Meredosia

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The river surpassed its 1943 record of 28.7 feet on Wednesday.

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Danville Condemns Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Professional Dancers Society's 28th Annual Gypsy Award Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 29 Mar 2015
Credit: WENN.com

The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after Danville condemned it.

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Unions Seek Full Pay Despite Lack of State Budget

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Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time.