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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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Airport Crash Drill Set for Wednesday

First responders will be conducting a large drill Wednesday morning at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

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ADM Asks for $20 Million Tax Break

ADM is asking for a tax break of $20 million to consider moving its global headquarters from Decatur to Chicago.

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Gambling Opponents Trying to Make Their Voices Heard

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Those opposed to additional casinos in the state speak out

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Med Pot Rules to be Revised

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Language to be clarified for FOID card holders who also can use medical marijuana

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Obama Presidential Museum Subject of Hearing

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Illinois lawmakers to discuss using state money to establish Obama museum

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Bogus Twitter Account Leads to Police Raid

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Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria’s mayor…

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Treasurer: State I-Cash Program a Success

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Millions returned to owners