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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.

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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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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

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A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

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Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

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Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

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Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

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The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.