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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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Man Injured in Crash Expected to Survive

The crash happened around 2:00 Monday afternoon near the corner of Woodward and Stevenson when an SUV pulled out in front of the motorcyclist as he was trying to make a turn.

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IPI: Welcome to the 29-Hour Work Week

A group that opposes ObamaCare is out with a study showing that low-wage workers are getting fewer hours at their jobs.

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Durbin: GOP Holding Americans Hostage

U. S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the Republicans who control the U. S. House ought to negotiate

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Agencies Meeting to Craft Medical Marijuana Rules

Illinois officials have begun setting up a system to let people buy medical marijuana in the state.

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Harvest Progress Still Sluggish

The harvest is under way, though the corn and soybean progress remains behind last year’s levels, according to the weekly USDA crop progress report.

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Ball Chatham Approves Budget in the Black

The Ball-Chatham Community School District has approved their budget for the 2014 fiscal year. School Board president Jim Neuses said,…

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Rift Emerges Over Potential ADM Incentive Package

A proposed incentive package created to persuade Archer Daniels Midland Company to keep its global headquarters in Illinois is sparking debate among lawmakers.

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Edinburg Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement

An Edinburg woman will be serving time for embezzling money from the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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State of the State preview hits Champaign

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Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

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A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

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The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.