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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.


Brothers Busted

Two brothers are facing a number of charges


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…


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


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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CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time


Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

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State Cutting Free STD Testing

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.

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Mautino Recommended to Replace Retiring Auditor General

Frank Mautino

Frank Mautino would replace current Auditor General William Holland when he retires at the end of the year.

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First Lady to Help Christen USS Illinois


Obama is the sponsor of the attack submarine that will become the USS Illinois.

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Illinois Crops Are Improving


Harvest halfway done