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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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Extra Police Patrols for Labor Day Weekend

9-3-15 KEEP DRIVING SOBER

"Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over."

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Sangamon Co. Clerk Disputes Voter Roll Study

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Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray says don't believe what you read when it comes to alleged analysis of the county's voter rolls by the Public Interest Legal Foundation.

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CWLP Bond Rating Analyzed

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City Water Light and Power says Moody's Investors Service is keeping the electric utility bond rating at A3.

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Durbin: Enough Votes Supporting Iran Nuclear Deal

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Democrats in the U.S. Senate have enough votes to uphold a preserve the Iran nuclear deal, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is aiming for a higher goal.

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Video Recovered That Could Help Manhunt

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Authorities believe they've recovered video that will help the investigation into who killed a Fox Lake police officer.