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DeRyke’s Trial Likely to Start Next Year

The trial of an Effingham area man charged with killing his niece probably won’t start until next year.

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The Walls Come Tumbling Down

Finally, the Sankey towers are down after more than 8 hours for the implosion of the high-rises on the city’s near west side.

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ADM Incentives Deal Delayed

The sponsor of a bill to give Archer Daniels Midland Company up to $24 million in tax breaks to keep its headquarters in Illinois opted not to call it for a vote Tuesday.

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Same Sex Marriage Rally Draws Thousands

Some of the state’s top Democratic politicians joined gay marriage supporters in Springfield Tuesday for a push to legalize same-sex marriage during the legislature’s fall session.

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Durkin Sworn in as Illinois House Leader

The new House minority leader in Illinois got his political start being outraged at corruption and abuse.

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Paprocki: Same Sex Marriage Proponents Not Welcome in Cathedral

The Springfield Catholic Diocese is taking a hard line approach with same sex marriage proponents.

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Sankey Demolition Hits Snag

The planned implosion of Springfield’s Sankey Hi-Rises did not go as planned this morning.

Durbin: Unfair to Blame Sebelius for Website Failure

There’s no question that the Affordable Care Act’s new website got off to a rocky start. U.S. Senator agrees with…

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Home Sales Up in Springfield

Home sales in Springfield continue to rise. In September, 366 homes were sold as compared to 319 homes sold in…

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BBB Warns of World Series Ticket Scams

If you’re looking for tickets to the World Series, make sure your deal is legit. Scammers may be lurking as…

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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

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The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

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Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

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A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.