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Daley Has Parting Words for Quinn

William Daley had some parting words as he dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination for governor.

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Another Dry Week for Farmers as Harvest Begins

The corn harvest has begun in Illinois.

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ISP: Life threatening injuries to one

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“Matthew Project” Set for Launch; Epi-Pens in all Springfield Schools?

A new program to help Springfield’s homeless student population is set to begin this month.

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Bovine LLC Move Approved by Auburn

After a vote by the city council in Auburn, Bovine LLC will be able to make a move across town.…

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Near North Village Residents Voice Concerns on Helping Hands Move

A Monday evening meeting was held at Near North Village to discuss the future of Helping Hands of Springfield. The…

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$85,000 Suggested to Settle Springfield Discrimination Suit

The city of Springfield appears poised to settle a discrimination lawsuit that dates back five years.

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Bill Daley Drops Out of Governor’s Race

William Daley has pulled out of the race, saying that even though he had been around politics all his life, he didn’t realize how big a task being a candidate would be.

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Auction to Start for Jackson Jr. Items

Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and Michael Jackson memorabilia that belonged to Jesse Jackson Jr. will be sold to the highest bidder to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full.

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Farm Fatalities at All-Time Low in Illinois

Farm-related fatalities in Illinois are at an all-time low since a company billing itself as Illinois’ Number One farm insurer…

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State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

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Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

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Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

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Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.

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Students to Rauner: Don’t Close Our National Guard Armory

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Students from the Peoria area showed up at the Capitol in an effort to save their local National Guard Armory from closing.

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Rauner Touts Government Consolidation

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The proposals include legislation allowing voters to decide whether to dissolve units of local government.

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Artifacts to be Removed from Rock Island Arsenal Collection

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About 3,200 artifacts will be removed from the Rock Island Arsenal Museum's collection amid an upcoming reduction in staff.