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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

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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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Cullerton: Pension Issue Could Bypass Committee

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says the state’s pension crisis could be addressed in the fall legislative session even if a committee working on it remains split.

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Open Books for State Finances Again in the News

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, who is running for comptroller, is finding the opportunity to teach as well.

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Taylorville Couple Wins $20.25 Million Lottery Prize

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Taylorville newlyweds, not married for more than a month, are the state's newest millionaires.

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Oberweis Welcomes Senator Kirk’s Support in Attempt to Unseat Senator Durbin

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The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate now has the support of Sen. Mark Kirk

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Three Springfield Businesses Cited for Serving Minors

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Three Springfield businesses that sell alcohol have been cited for selling alcohol to minors.

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Rutherford’s Request to Drop Lawsuit Delayed

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Treasurer has to wait longer to get decision on dismissing harrassment charge

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Obama Presidential Library Funding Plan Passes Committee

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A hearing on spending $100 million to build President Obama’s presidential library focused not on whether it’s worth the investment,…