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Christian Settlement May be Near

Springfield’s City Council will take up a possible settlement with Calvin Christian at next week’s full city council meeting.  Tuesday,…

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Cahnman Recommended for Censure By IARDC

Alderman Sam Cahnman is being recommended for censure by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplanary Commision for not being truthful…

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Calvin Christian III Hires New Attorney

Mark Wycoff has replaced Sam Cahnman as attorney representing Calvin Christian III in two traffic cases pending with the city…

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DCFS to Investigate Abuse Case at Hope Institute

Investigators are looking into abuse allegations of a resident at Hope Institute.

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Office Max/Office Depot Choose Florida

Office Depot has picked Florida for its world headquarters, choosing Boca Raton over Naperville with merger partner OfficeMax.

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Mother of Slain Watson Girl Charged With Misdemeanor

The mother of a 7-year-old Illinois girl who authorities say was stabbed to death by her uncle is facing a misdemeanor in the case.

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WIU Boasts Tougher Standards

Progress goes along with expedited admissions process

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Candidates Disagree over Incentives

Illinois House did not vote on ADM, other incentives

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New Lincoln Find: San Marino Correspondence

World’s oldest republic was concerned about Civil War

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Phase Two of Chatham Road Bridge Construction to Begin

Public Works will enter phase two of the Chatham Road bridge project.

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AFSCME: Time to Go Back to the Negotiating Table

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Rauner has said he wouldn't lock out state workers even as contract negotiations continue, but AFSCME spokesperson Anders Lindall doesn't buy it.

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No New Legionnaires Deaths in Quincy

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50 residents sicked, seven fatalities.

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Police Investigate Retirement Community Burglaries

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Break-ins at senior retirement communities.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Target Sen. Mark Kirk

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Anti-abortion protesters repeatedly reference U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke in demanding he switch his position on defunding Planned Parenthood.

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New Springfield Fire Chief a Familiar Face

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Barry Helmerichs has another chance to be Springfield Fire Chief.