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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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Cause of Menard County State’s Attorney Death Determined

Menard County’s state’s attorney has died of natural causes. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards announced Ken Baumgarten was pronounced dead…

Superintendent Candidates Available for Question Wednesday

Residents in the Springfield public school district are being encouraged to make their voices heard in the search for the…

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Gill: Lanphier Grant Ending, More Improvement Just Beginning

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Lanphier High School administrators and teachers invited the community to see what a soon-to-expire grant has meant

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Falls

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The Illinois Department of Employment Security says more people in the Springfield metro area are going back to work.

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City Council Notes Shared with Lincoln Funeral Group

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Documents show council provided money, land, lodging for Lincoln's funeral

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Auburn Bank Robbed, Suspect Being Sought

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Police searching for suspect, seeks public's help

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Quinn Reiterates Support for Constitutional Officer Term Limits

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Gov. Pat Quinn says he supports a plan to let voters decide if they should limit the terms of state constitutional officers.