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More Illinois Families Going Hungry

More Illinois families are struggling to put food on the table, according to a new study from the U.S. Department…

NWS: Tornados Down in Illinois

Tornados have been less of a problem than usual this year in Illinois. Normally the state sees about 40 to…

UIS Wins Grant to Study Illinois River Flooding

A $148,210 grant will help the University of Illinois Springfield study flooding. A handful of students will be examining the…

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Two-Dozen Fall Ill at All-City Catholic School Mass

About two-dozen Catholic school students from across Springfield fell ill at an outdoor Mass at Sacred-Heart Griffin High School’s west campus Monday morning.

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Police Seek Attempted Armed Robbery Suspect

A man trying to steal a wallet ended up with a bruised body and bruised ego instead.

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Manchester Shooting Victim Recovering Well

The grandmother of a 7-year-old who survived an April shooting in Manchester that left six members of her family dead says the girl is adjusting to life.

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Quinn, Again, Tries to Push Pension Conference Committee

Gov. Pat Quinn says the conference committee working on pension restructuring should hurry up, which is what he has been saying since the committee’s inception.

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Illinois State Helicopter Crashes in New Mexico

A helicopter owned by the Illinois Department of Transportation has crashed in New Mexico.

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Foreign Firms Employ More Than 350,000 in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn has released some figures about the Illinois economy during his trip to Japan.

After 145 years, Marching Illini Come Home

After well over a century without a permanent place to practice the Marching Illini will finally put down some roots…

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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

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A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

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Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones

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The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.

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SNAP Wants Springfield Diocese to Out Pedophile Priests

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The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.

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Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

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Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.