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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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Springfield Mayoral Candidates Spar Ahead of February Primary

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The crowded mayor field will be trimmed after February's primary

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Rauner Rails Against State’s Finances

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Also wants to overhaul tax system

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Pot Decisions Now Up to Rauner

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New governor says he is not in favor of the program during campaign

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Can Gays Be Converted to Straight?

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A bill to ban the therapy could move this year

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Champaign-Urbana or Bust!

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NetScape, PayPal, Tesla have ties