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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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Car vs. Deer Collisions Down in Illinois

This is according to State Farm Insurance. They say the chance over the last year was 1 on 214, down from 1 in 162 the year before.

Clinton Lake home explosion

Cause unknown; occupants okay

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Gun permit backlog

Even without concealed carry requests

Juvenile prison population down

Alternatives cheaper, group says

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Lawmaker: Abolish ISBE

Local schools need the money more, says Rep. Dan Brady

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Springfield Jobs Summit for Minorities, Women

Construction jobs are coming to the area, eventually. With the Springfield Rail Relocation Project, the Illinois High Speed Rail Project…

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Health Exchange: How Does it Work

The health insurance marketplace, now named Get Covered Illinois, will open Tuesday. The marketplace will be a website where customers…

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Illinois short on ‘Obamacare’ Guides

Illinois officials say only a fraction of the expected army of outreach workers will be certified and ready Tuesday to…

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Kirk Sponsors Bill to Help 9-11 Rescue Workers

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170 Illinoisans helped with NYC rescue efforts.

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Illinois Economy Cruising Along

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Flash index at 107.1 up from 107 one year ago.

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Governor Rauner Honors Lincoln During Commemoration Events

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is honoring Abraham Lincoln at this weekend’s commemoration in Springfield of the 150th anniversary of the president’s…

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Lincoln Funeral Reenactment Draws Hundreds to Capitol City

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Many attendees dressed in period costume during events commemorating 150th anniversary of Lincoln's funeral.

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Statue of Richard Pryor Finally to Stand in Peoria

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Objections to Pryor's personal failings put the project on hold.