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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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Rural Communities Can Find Resources on New Site

A¬†website compiling information about resources rural communities can use is making progress, according to the director of the Illinois Institute…

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Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.

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Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

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Judge Bob Hardwick declared a mistrial Friday evening in the trial of Curtis Lovelace.

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Amtrak, Illinois Reach Deal to Maintain Instate Service

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The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the state. The department paid $42 million the previous fiscal year.

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State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

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Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

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Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

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Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.