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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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Manar, Tumulty Formally Support Hawkins

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A former mayor and county and village official is backing a Springfield woman's bid to take the top job in the Springfield City Clerk's office in next week's election.

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Congressman: Don’t Trust Obama Admin or Iran

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Iran's possible reversal of a promise to ship out its atomic fuel is more proof that the Obama administration and its foreign policy are failures.

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Duckworth Announces Senate Run

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An Illinois Congresswoman is the first to say she wants Mark Kirk's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Anti-Vehicle Theft Money Cut from Budget

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Groups that help fund the prevention of motor vehicle thefts in Illinios are among those that are sounding the alarm on some of Governor Bruce Rauner's budget cuts.

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Lawmakers Consider Requiring Paid Sick Days

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The choice of going to work sick or staying home and not getting paid would no longer be the choice – under a bill discussed in an Illinois Senate committee.