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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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Unemployment Down for the Area

While unemployment numbers are still high, the Springfield area seems to be holding its own

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Arrests Made in January Murder

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Three suspects nabbed for murder

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Political Games Alleged with Student Loans

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Davis: Durbin and Callis make it political.

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Durbin, Schock react to ISIS

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Durbin: We need to help Iraq stand on its own feet. Schock: Example of Obama's failure.

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Two Found Dead in Springfield’s Riverside Park

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Springfield Park District Police say two people were found dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds.