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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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Illinois National Guard, Lincoln Home Prepare for Shutdown

A government shutdown wouldn’t cease all Illinois National Guard operations, but a lot of people would feel the pain.

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Stevenson Drive Shut Down due to Motorcycle Crash

Springfield Police have shut down Stevenson Drive between Allis St. and Stanton Ave. due to a car vs. motorcycle accident.…

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Springfield Council Approves NAPA Contract

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It comes to dollars and cents and Springfield Mayor Mike Houston says elected officials are charged with financial stewardship of taxpayers' dollars

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Could the Cubs Move?

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Could the Chicago Cubs be moving from the hallowed grounds of Wrigley Field

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Lawmakers Pressed for More Preschool Funding

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Preschool advocates hope telling the story in dollars and cents gives Illinois lawmakers incentive to spend more money on the littlest Illinoisans

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Audit of Quinn Program Ordered by Lawmakers

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Illinois lawmakers have ordered a study into anti-violence and after-school spending under Gov. Pat Quinn. The House approved the request…

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As the Tax Deadline Looms Postal Service Says They Are Ready

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You still have time to get your tax return mailed, but not much