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DUI Charges to be Filed in IL 97 Crash

The 16-year old driver involved in a single vehicle accident on Illinois Route 97 Monday night now faces initial charges of driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphenalia.

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District 186 Enrollment Steady

Another year, another steady enrollment picture for District 186.

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Groups Want Strict Pollution Controls on Dynegy-Purchased Plants

The sale of five Downstate coal plants from Ameren to Texas-based Dynegy hinges on an Illinois Pollution Control Board decision to extend the same consideration to Dynegy it’s already given Ameren.

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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.

Three teens hurt in wreck

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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Corn and Soybeans Gain Ground

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A big week is past, but rain now is welcome

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Warm April in Illinois

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Temp above average; rainfall below average except in South

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City Considers Removing Traffic Lights in Dozen-Plus Areas

5-4-15 Traffic Light Meeting

A dozen city intersections could have stop signs instead of traffic lights.

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Bond Sale No Longer Necessary for District 186

5-4-15 Springfield School Board

There has been an 11th hour rally of sorts for the finances of the Springfield Public School District.

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Dead Body Found Behind Gables Shopping Center

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The body of a dead man has been found in a popular Springfield shopping center.