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Report: State Treading Financial Water

Illinois’ budget, approved back in may, is not doing enough to shore up the state’s bank accounts. Laurence Msall, president…

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First Responders Tested at the Airport

There were bodies spread across the tarmac as first responders drilled Wednesday at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

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Mattoon Copper Thief Injured in Explosion He Caused

A would-be copper thief was injured during a house explosion that was likely sparked by his own cigarette.

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Macon County Inmate Died from Natural Causes

An autopsy shows a 59-year-old Macon County Jail inmate died from natural causes.

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Taylorville Man Dies in Crash

Car crosses center line, hits semi

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101.9 The Wolf: Now on the Prowl in Springfield

Capitol Radio Group is proud to announce the launch of a new radio station. 101.9 THE WOLF is now on the prowl in the greater Springfield area.

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$2 Million Headed for Springfield Infrastructure Repairs

$2 million worth of drainage and alley way repairs are headed Springfield’s way, but one alderman still isn’t happy about how that happened.

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Sherman’s Rail Pointe Gets Another Green Light

Touting itself as the Route 66 Gateway to the Abraham Lincoln Historic Sites, a planned 99-acre development is taking another step forward.

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Jacksonville Claims Another Local Celebrity

Jacksonville has another claim to fame. This time it is of the canine variety.

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Grants for Historic Projects Available

The Sangamon County Historic Society is offering grants for projects in the county that have historical significance

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House on UIS Campus Added to National Register

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A Sangamon County home first built in 1845 and described as one of the oldest in the area is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Man Found Dead in 23rd Street Home

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A family member found him inside with a gunshot wound to the head, no gun was found on the scene.

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Hundreds Rally for Expanded Access to Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana advocates are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner expand access to the program.

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Bill Supporting “Interstate Crowdfunding” Signed

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It's not your father's investment, and it's not Kickstarter.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal DUI

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A Springfield man allegedly driving drunk when he crashed his car into a tree downtown, killing two passengers, has pleaded not guilty.