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Lottery Day at the State Board of Elections

Who shows up where on the next state-wide election ballot has been determined

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Proposed Ordinance Would Raise Aldermanic Pay Slightly

Pay for Springfield city officials could climb slightly.

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Ameren Gas Rates to Climb, But Not As Much As Requested

Utility bills to climb again this winter.

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Springfield Police Nab Video Machine Thiefs

A couple of incidents have brought five arrests in thefts from video poker machines at gas stations – three in Springfield and one each in Auburn and McLean County.

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Dropout Numbers Can Be Misleading

Change in definition makes the story look better

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Farm Data Is Big Business

Farmers are willing to sell the information

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Bond Houses React to Pension Deal

It has been a while since anybody heard this, but somebody is upgrading its view of Illinois’ financial condition.

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Christian Settlement May be Near

Springfield’s City Council will take up a possible settlement with Calvin Christian at next week’s full city council meeting.  Tuesday,…

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Cahnman Recommended for Censure By IARDC

Alderman Sam Cahnman is being recommended for censure by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplanary Commision for not being truthful…

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Calvin Christian III Hires New Attorney

Mark Wycoff has replaced Sam Cahnman as attorney representing Calvin Christian III in two traffic cases pending with the city…

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Langfelder: Y Block Proposals Going Online, to be Considered in Matter of Months

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It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.

4 hours ago in Local

Springfield School Board Approves Administrator Moves

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The changes include a new principal for Springfield High School.

8 hours ago in Local

Deadline Coming for Constitutional Amendment

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Graduated-tax boosters boast bipartisan support

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Springfield Marks Tourism Week

5-2-16 Tourism Week

There are a lot of misconceptions about Springfield these days according to local tourism officials.

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Small Business Week

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Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois