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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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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

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3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

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Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

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An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.