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Amish Exempted from ACA

In many ways, Douglas County resembles most of its neighbors in eastern Illinois: a patch of rich farmland with an…

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Common Core Implementation Rolls On

ISBE: Ask your kids over break how this is going

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Quinn Drops His Appeal and Collects His Salary

Tried to suspend lawmakers’ pay over pension inaction

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Let It Snow !!

3-5 inches in area

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US Senate Could Pass Budget

The US Senate poised to vote on a budget.

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Last Chance for Blago

Appeal heard Friday in Blagojevich case.

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New Top Lawyer for the City?

Mayor Houston nominates long-time Bloomington corporation counsel.

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Report: Tobacco Settlement Money Not Being Used Wisely

The state spending only a fraction of tobacco settlement money on prgrams

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Blagojevich Appeals

Ex-gov. arrested five years ago

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No Kids Are Hurt in Illini Central Bus Crash

Car’s driver in critical condition

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

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3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.