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Quinn Not Ready to Endorse Pension Deal

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t ready to endorse a pension reform deal being discussed by the conference committee. Quinn said based…

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12,000 Apply for Medicaid with New Website

More than 150,000 people have visited a state website to learn if they qualify for Medicaid or to buy health…

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U of I Sees Increase in Stolen Bikes

Officials of the University of Illinois police department say they’ve seen an increase in the number of stolen bicycles this…

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ADM Considering Sites for HQ

A spokeswoman for Archer Daniels Midland Company says the agribusiness giant is still considering a variety of locations for its…

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Man Facing Sex Charges

A Springfield man is facing sex charges

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St. Pat’s School: Thanks!

As hundreds of volunteers fanned out across the city Friday afternoon, one small struggling Catholic school is looking a bit…

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Jerome Officials Confirm Muslim Appreciation Campaign is a Sham

The village of Jerome is responding to a national report that they have a school celebrating Muslim Appreciation Month in…

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Students, Zoo Animals Complete Enrichment Project in Decatur

Animals at a central Illinois zoo got to play with unusual toys designed by a group of elementary school students.…

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Quinn: Focus on Pensions Not ADM in Decatur

Gov. Pat Quinn says there will be no tax breaks to keep Archer Daniels Midland in Illinois until a pension…

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Man in Critical Condition in Springfield Shooting

A shooting Friday morning has left a man in critical condition. Springfield Police responded to a home invasion and shooting…

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Frerichs Releases Treasurer’s Office Audit

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The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarship program that needs a complete overhaul.

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Jobe Supports Historic Preservation Agency Consolidation with DCEO

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Illinois' historic sites are -- if the governor gets his way -- on their way to being part of an expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Langfelder Updates on Transition

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What does Springfield Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder expect his transition team to help him with?

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Lincoln Funeral Coalition: Still No Word on Obama Appearance

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"I've not heard from the Secret Service, so I don't know that [Obama will be coming]."

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts

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The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.