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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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Cameras and Microphones Could Be Used in Sangamon Co. Trial Coverage

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There could be extended coverage of Sangamon County's court system coming to a radio or television near you.

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Manar: Rauner Has Changed During Budget Process

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One local lawmaker says it's not the same Governor Bruce Rauner talking about the budget now as it was a few months ago.

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State Police, IDOT Give R-E-S-P-E-C-T — and H-E-L-P — to Aretha Franklin

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New York premiere of 'Selma' at Ziegfeld Theater - Red carpet arrivals

Featuring: Aretha Franklin
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 14 Dec 2014
Credit: Ivan Nikolov/WENN.com

Aretha Franklin's spokesman says the Queen of Soul is grateful to the state of Illinois for its help when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago.

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Mel Reynolds No-Show for Arraignment

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Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds has failed to appear at a scheduled arraignment to enter a plea on federal tax charges.

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Iowa Prisoner Used Pipes to Escape

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Authorities say an Iowa inmate later caught in Henry County, Illinois managed to escape from one of the state's most secure cells by sneaking through the building's piping and onto the roof.