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Jackson Jr. Begins Sentence Early

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior is beginning his 30-month prison sentence early. The former congressman is in a federal correctional…

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Dept of Public Health Reminds Citizens of World Stroke Day

It’s world stroke day and the Illinois Department of Public Health is urging everyone to take steps to reduce their…

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Inventory Credit Boosts 3Q Income at ADM, Revenue Falls

Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. said on Tuesday that its third-quarter earnings more than doubled partly on increased profit…

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Ball-Chatham School District Receives $774,000 for Land Sold

The Ball-Chatham Community School District is discussing what to do with money from land that has been sold. A total…

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Quinn Wants $221 Million Added to Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration wants lawmakers to approve $221 million in extra funds to spend this fiscal year.

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Topinka Launches “The Warehouse”

The financial records for your city, town, or county are now available online.

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Authorities Investigate Three Sunday Fires on 11th Street

Springfield police and arson investigators are looking into three fires on north 11th street that occured early Sunday.

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Springfield Driver Critical After Morning Crash

A person remains at St. John’s Hospital following a single vehicle crash this morning near Lawrence and Douglas in Springfield.

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Durbin Won’t Apologize for GOP Fundraising/Facebook Remarks

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he was shocked and stunned to learn that an incendiary remark that a congressman supposedly made about the president didn’t happen.

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Lincoln Film Artifacts Headed to Springfield

Props and costumes from the Daniel Day-Lewis movie “Lincoln” are coming to Springfield.

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Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

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An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

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Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

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Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

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A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.

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Illinois Ebola Hotline Suspended

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The number of calls to it has fallen sharply.