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State Fire Marshal Issues Clock Change Reminder

The Illinois State Fire Marshal’s office is reminding residents to change their smoke detector batteries as they set their clocks…

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Inmate Accused of Stabbing Deputy with Pencil

An inmate in a southwestern Illinois jail is accused of stabbing a sheriff’s deputy in the head with a pencil.…

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Healthcare.gov Education Begins

As the unreliable Obamacare website makes it hard for people to sign up for health insurance, the state is still…

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Rushville Doc Closes Doors After 58 Years

A small town doctor is shutting his doors after nearly 60 years of treating patients. In the town of Rushville…

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UIS Students Gather 11,000 Pounds of Food for Needy

A group of students at the University of Illinois Springfield helped to collect over 11,000 pounds of food for the…

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Temporary Driver Licenses to be Issued to Undocumented Residents

Don’t shoot the messenger…that’s the word from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. His department is preparing to issue temporary drivers licenses to undocumented residents but it is costing him money he didn’t budget for.

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“What Do We Own?” Audit Shows the State Has No Idea

A recent audit shows the state has no idea what property it owns.

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Hartsburg Man in Car Crash Died for a Medical Reason

Thursday night wreck in Logan County

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20-Year Sentence in Anakin Credit’s Death

Then-coroner Boone had said it was cancer, not a beating

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New Effort to Keep ADM in the State

Illinois State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) says a bill he filed Thursday to keep Archer-Daniel Midlands’ corporate headquarters in Illinois could also lead to replacement jobs to be lost in Decatur.

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Investigators Say 10th Street Fire is Suspicious

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A Springfield house being remodeled on North 10th street has been destroyed by a fire investigators say is suspicious.

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Judge Gives 2 Life Sentences for Decatur Killings

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A judge has sentenced a Decatur man to two life terms in prison for killing his second cousin and the cousin's wife in an execution-style shooting.

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What’s Left for Lawmakers to Do?

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The Illinois Legislature could give final approval to parts of a $36.3 billion budget as lawmakers head toward the end of their spring session.

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More Debate on Budget, Turnaround Agenda

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A busy day in the Illinois Senate included disposing of the Turnaround Agenda and sending budget bills to the governor.

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Lawmakers: At Least Turnaround Agenda Gets Hearings

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A veteran Republican lawmaker says he knows what to take away from the fact that Democrats would not support any of the governor's initiatives.