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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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Millionaires’ Tax Falls Short

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

3 Democrats join Republicans against

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Butler: Campaign Donation Doesn’t Impact Relationship with Governor

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State Representative Tim Butler got some political campaign cash from Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Program Extension, Heads to Governor

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Dispensaries could begin selling the product later this year. The legislation extends the program to four years after that date.

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Senate Passes Pot Decriminalization, Measure Heads to Governor

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The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket rather than a crime

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6%

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Illinois' unemployment rate held steady over the last month.