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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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Quinn: Gun Penalty Bill Not Comprehensive Enough

“Mandatory minimum” bill could come up in veto session

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Illinois Medicaid Overpayments Discovered

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CHICAGO (AP) — An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated…

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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment