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Lincoln Film Artifacts Headed to Springfield

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

2013 Justice Rita B. Garman

Garman Sworn In As Chief Justice

A new chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court has been sworn in.


Capitol Work Includes New Basement Press Facilities

State pays for private office space for people who are not state employees


Deal on Mandatory Minimums Next Week?

It did not materialize in the first week of fall veto session

Durbin Hopes Government Stays Open

Current deal expires Jan. 15

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September Home Sales Are Up

Expert: Shutdown could throw cold water on future numbers

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District 186 Sued Over Weapons Policy

The Springfield School District is being sued over its zero-tolerance weapons policy after expelling a straight-A student who had a…

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Is Another Government Shutdown Possible?

Could we see another government shutdown in three months? We could, because the deal that ended the shutdown this month…


Kraft Recalls Cheese, Spoils too Fast

Kraft is voluntarily recalling some of its Kraft and Polly-O string cheese because it may spoil and change color before…

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Peorian Selected to Replace Peorian in Illinois Senate


Chuck Weaver is the man tapped by a committee made up of Republicans to replace Darin LaHood in Springfield

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AAA: Springfield Enjoys Lowest Average Gas Prices in Illinois


The Pain at the Pump is less painful these days.

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Illinois Schools Prepare for New Rating System

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The system will grade the schools and districts much like students taking a traditional classroom test are graded.

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September Felt Warm, Didn’t It?


That's because it WAS warm

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New program at ALPLM