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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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Rauner Learning More About Legislature

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner – a venture capitalist who is the only one of the five candidates who is not in elective office now – has changed his message.

SOUTHERN VIEW FIRE

Blaze Heavily Damages Southern View Home

House fire in Southern View displaces family

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Springfield Council Approves NAPA Contract

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It comes to dollars and cents and Springfield Mayor Mike Houston says elected officials are charged with financial stewardship of taxpayers' dollars

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Could the Cubs Move?

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Could the Chicago Cubs be moving from the hallowed grounds of Wrigley Field

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Lawmakers Pressed for More Preschool Funding

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Preschool advocates hope telling the story in dollars and cents gives Illinois lawmakers incentive to spend more money on the littlest Illinoisans

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Audit of Quinn Program Ordered by Lawmakers

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Illinois lawmakers have ordered a study into anti-violence and after-school spending under Gov. Pat Quinn. The House approved the request…

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As the Tax Deadline Looms Postal Service Says They Are Ready

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You still have time to get your tax return mailed, but not much