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Question of Back Pay for State Employees Could Face Lawmakers in November

Lawmakers’ opinions differ as to whether they must act

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More Hearings to be Scheduled for Shredding Case

The city is asking the court to force Christian to turn over his records;

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Guilty Plea in 2010 Murder of Mother, Daughter

A guilty plea Thursday resulted in in a 46-year prison sentence

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Still No 24-Hour Casinos

Around-the-clock gambling will not be allowed at Illinois casinos

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Ready … Set … Inaction

Lawmakers cancel today’s session

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Lawmakers Again Hear about Gambling Expansion

Refresh arguments for and against

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Indoor Pot Operation Taken Down

Drug Interdiction Response Team (DIRT) raided a home in the 400 block of West Canedy Street

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Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Have Their Say

In the first two days of the fall veto session, there have been two rallies and two points of view – and no vote.

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Ameren Illinois Predicts Lower Natural Gas Prices

The average price for a therm of natural gas will drop between 3.5 and 7 percent this winter.

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Police Impersonators Tie Up, Gag Victim South of Springfield

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State Police are trying to find another round of police impersonators.

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108,000 Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Rebates

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The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds.

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Mine Simulator Under Construction in Harrisburg

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Coal mining is still a big deal in Illinois, and Terry Bruce says there's really no end in sight.

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Quinn Signs Flood Fighting Measure

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A newly signed law is aimed at fighting the effects of flooding around Illinois.

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Guilty Plea in Drug Induced Homicide

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Springfield man faces 30 years in drug death