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Illinois Lottery Brings Back Halloween Raffle Game

The Illinois Lottery is bringing back a Halloween-themed game that offers four $1 million prizes. The lottery’s Halloween Millionaire Raffle…

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Simon to Hold Rural Emergency Medicine Summit

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is bringing together emergency medical workers and health care providers from rural communities to discuss how…

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Illinois Democrats Seek Benefits for Filipino Vets

Democratic members of Illinois’ congressional delegation have introduced a bill to restore full veterans’ benefits to all Filipino-Americans who fought…

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White’s Organ Donor Program Wins Two Awards

Secretary of State Jesse White’s Organ/Tissue Donor Public Awareness Campaign won two awards this week. The program was recognized during…

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Publicity Battle Over Lawmakers Pay Continues

The governor has not given up his fight to keep paychecks away from state lawmakers, while the comptroller has already…

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Adult Education Week

It’s Adult Education Week across the country. The Illinois Community College Board is reminding what’s offered in the way of…

Prison for bank ex-president

Embezzled more than $500,000

Doctor pleads guilty

Billed insurance for treatment he did not perform

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Watchdog Group: Juvenile Justice System Needs Overhaul

A report from the John Howard Association, a prison watchdog group, claims that the Illinois Youth Center in Kewanee doesn’t have…

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LLCC: Still Among the Best Values, Most Friendly to Vets

In addition to having some of the lowest tuitions across the state, Lincoln Land Community College has again passed a balanced budget for the next fiscal year

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Duckworth Announces Senate Run

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An Illinois Congresswoman is the first to say she wants Mark Kirk's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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How to Keep Jobs Stateside?

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Durbin reintroduces tax credit

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Mayor Not in Favor of Springfield Minimum Wage Hike

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The mayor says the man who proposed the minimum wage increase doesn't understand what voters want.

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Smoke Detector Creates SIU Bomb Scare

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Springfield Police responded to a bomb scare overnight near the SIU School of Medicine.

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Downstate Farm Fields Serve as Classrooms

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Big tour by Harvard students