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Springfield Park Board Releases Audit, Narrowly Approves Dog Park Fundraising

The Springfield Park Board’s president says a forensic audit didn’t uncover anything they didn’t already know.

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Brothers Busted

Two brothers are facing a number of charges

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Chatham Hoping PR Firm Pays Dividends

One of the fastest growing communities in Sangamon County is hoping to draw even more business

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HIV Conference in Springfield Highlights a Battle Still Being Fought

The fight against AIDS has come a long way but still has a long way to go. Keynoting the 22nd…

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Riverton Schools Chief Resigned, to be Paid Through June

The superintendent of Riverton schools will be retiring in December.

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Report: Scores Killed in Domestic Violence Across the State

A new report out shows domestic violence in the state is still a big problem

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Quinn Raises Almost $3M

More than four Republicans combined

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Survey Says Illinois Voters Want Reform

Redistricting and term limits in focus

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Car Sales Increase in Illinois

On pace for more than 600,000 in 2013

Alderman Theilen summing up how we all feel

Homeless Shelter Given Thumbs Down

A shelter for the homeless is still searching for a permanent home.  Helping Hands’ bid for a zoning change for…

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.