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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.

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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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Quinn: Tighter Controls On Medicaid Payouts

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Illinois has been paying for Medicaid services for dead people

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Democrats: State Central Committee Organizational Meeting

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Illinois Democratic Party Holds Organizational Meeting Tuesday

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Republican GOP Elects New Members

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Six of seven GOP Committee members replaced

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.