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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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Financial hurt for airlines who keep you on the tarmac

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Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

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An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

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Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

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Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

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A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.