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Sec. of State White Highlights Veterans’ Stories

Because the secretary of state is also the state librarian and archivist, Jesse White can appreciate a good story

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Illinois Crop Harvest Slow

The progress of the Illinois corn crop is slow.

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Health Insurance Exchange Rates Being Compiled

A conservative group says health insurance prices in Illinois will be higher for some people — including men in their 20s — under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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State Police Begin Approving Concealed Carry Instructors

So far, more than 50 instructors — most in northern Illinois — have been approved to train Illinois residents applying for applications to carry concealed weapons.

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Allegiant Airlines Continues Inspections

Allegiant Airlines is continuing to catch up on compliance issues with their MD-80 aircrafts’ emergency slides. The one-by-one inspections continue…

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U.S. Rep. Davis to Seek Re-election

In a Downstate district described as “50-50,” U. S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) is seeking a second term. Davis is…

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Archer Daniels Midland Looking to Move Headquarters

Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company says that after 44 years in Decatur, it is looking for a new location…

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Guns Stolen from Farm and Home Supply

Springfield Police are looking for someone they say broke into Farm and Home Supply on North Dirksen early Monday and stole two handguns.

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Durkin: We Must Elect More Republicans to the Illinois House

His appointment as House minority leader is still pending a vote when the legislature returns next month, but State Rep.…

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Bloomington Council to Vote on Party Bus Booze Ban

Bloomington’s city council is set to vote on whether to ban alcohol from party busses operating in the central Illinois…

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Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

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Cause of crash under investigation

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Workers Mark Labor Day with Annual Parade

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Hundreds line downtown parade route Monday

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Shuttle Driver Arrested for DUI While Carrying Bar Patrons Home

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Bus driver allegedly more than 2 time legal limit

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Medical Pot Applications Can Now Be Submitted

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Number of applications could run into the thousands

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Labor Day Rain-Out?

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Storms may linger into tonight