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Judge Rules: Police Internal Affairs Files “Not to be touched”

Springfield city attorneys were back in the courtroom Friday in a hearing regarding the police union’s request that the city abide by its agreement to destroy files older than four years old.

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New Fitness Equipment for One City School

First the students received a brand new school and now kids who attend Matheny-Withrow Elementary School have brand new fitness equipment

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Another Bust for DIRT Team

A Springfield man is behind bars and facing drug and weapons charges

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Gay Rights Group Has High Hopes for Same-Sex Marriage in Fall Veto Session

Lots changed since House failed to vote on it last spring, says Equality Illinois

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Some Lincoln Sites Up, Others Down as Lincoln Home Remains Closed

Old State Capitol, Lincoln Tomb up a little

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McMenamin: City Breaking Pension Rules Since 1999

A Springfield alderman is accusing the city’s police pension board of breaking rules for 14 years — a potentially $6 million dollar mistake.

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Some Help Coming for the Long-Term Unemployed

A new state program could be a big boost for those who have been looking for work

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Millikin Hires New President

Trustees hired interim president Patrick White to take the post permanently.

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Labor Group: No Incentives for ADM

The labor coalition that’s fighting the state over pension restructuring is urging lawmakers not to give money to Archer Daniels Midland.

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Three Injured in Crash Near Pawnee

A man from Divernon and two people from Pawnee all went to the hospital after a crash Wednesday night.

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U.S. Attorney James Lewis: Racially Biased?

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Questions have been raised about possible racial bias on behalf of U.S. Attorney James Lewis.

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Cattle Rustling: 18-year-old Gets 180 Days In Jail

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18-Year-Old gets 180 days in jail for taking part in cattle rustling.

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Cuba Relations: Could Be Boon For Illinois Farmers

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A relationship with Cuba could mean up to $7 million more a year for Illinois Farmers.

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Prison Lockdown: Chicken Pox To Blame

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Chicken Pox has locked down Illinois prisons.

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Illinois Tollway Expects Spike in Holiday Traffic

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Free coffee will also be available at tollway oases.