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Food Stamp Cards Back Online in Illinois

Shoppers in Illinois and other states were unable to use their food stamp debit cards because of an outage at…

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Rutherford: Another Big Year for I-Cash

The state treasurer says aggressive marketing is part of the reason why his office’s unclaimed property division is giving back…

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Quinn Names New Dir. of Central Management Services

The former director of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget has been named to a new position with a…

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Quinn Doesn’t Believe Conf Committee is Playing Games

Gov. Pat Quinn doesn’t believe Republicans on the pension reform conference committee are playing any political games. Three of the…

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Quinn Grants 65, Denies 124 Clemency Requests

Governor Pat Quinn is granting 65 clemency petitions and denying 124 while working through a backlog of pardon requests. The…

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Dozens Arrested in Statewide Child Porn Crackdown

Fifty people have been arrested on child pornography charges as part of a three-year crackdown on offenders by the Illinois…

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Jacksonville Fire Dog to Appear on TV Drama

The fire specialist Smokey the Dog is collecting accolades while preparing for a spot on an episode of a major…

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Springfield Employees Indicted; Allegedly Cheated EPA of $13.6 Million

Five people associated with an environmental firm in Springfield are accused of cheating the Illinois EPA.

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Henson Robinson Co. Assuming Punzak Co. Contracts

Henson Robinson Company has been acquiring the losses of another business. Since the closure of Punzak Co., Henson Robinson has…

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Illinois Delegation Reacts to Netanyahu

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Durbin attended out of respect to Jews; Schakowsky boycotted

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More Testimony about School Funding

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Manar airs out new SB 1

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Libri Retires; Last Day as Circuit Clerk March 31

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First elected in 1996 following one term as auditor

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

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It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.