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Two Illinois Congressmen Arrested

Illinois congressmen are among those who were arrested for civil disobedience during an immigration rally in Washington.

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Springfield High School Briefly Locked Down

Springfield High School was placed on a brief soft lockdown Tuesday as police looked for suspects in a stabbing.

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Springfield Public Schools Investigating “Significant” Theft

The Springfield Public School District is investigating what it’s calling a significant amount of money stolen from a high school’s activity fund.

Johnson: Lanphier Teachers Should “Work Harder.”

A handful of Lanphier High School teachers stormed out of the Springfield School Board meeting, angry and offended by comments from a board member.

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Rauner Selects Lt. Gov Running Mate

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has picked his running mate: Evelyn Sanguinetti.

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Illinois Prepares for Immigrant Drivers Licenses

Illinois officials are preparing for a massive effort that will give thousands of immigrants in the country illegally permission to drive.

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Cullerton and Madigan: Send Lawmaker Pay Case to Supreme Court

House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton say they’re okay with the Illinois Supreme Court hearing arguments over the governor’s cancelled pay initiative.

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No USDA Crop Report — Does it Matter?

The partial shutdown of the federal government will not, of course, stop farmers from running their combines or milking their cows.

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Springfield BOE Considers County-Wide Sales Tax Increase

The conversation has started — the Springfield Board of Education is considering a one percent, county-wide sales tax hike to benefit mainly Springfield public schools.

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Quinn: Gay Marriage Bill Could Pass in Fall Session

Gov. Pat Quinn believes the gay marriage bill can be passed in the Illinois House during the veto session later…

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Phillips 66: 25K Gallons of Diesel Fuel Leaks into Waterway

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Leak discovered Friday morning near Wood River Refinery.

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Department of Transportation to Implement New Rules for Tanker Cars

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Trains will be required to move through urban areas at a slower pace when carrying flammable liquids.

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Independent Record Stores Celebrate Record Store Day Today

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Several labels will have special releases to celebrate today.

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Funeral for Cardinal George Set for Thursday

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Cardinal George died Friday at the age of 78.

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Winslow Still Wants Body Cameras for SPD

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Winslow says he wants to use body cameras as a means to protect officers on every call, every time.