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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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Springfield Council Approves NAPA Contract

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It comes to dollars and cents and Springfield Mayor Mike Houston says elected officials are charged with financial stewardship of taxpayers' dollars

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Could the Cubs Move?

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Could the Chicago Cubs be moving from the hallowed grounds of Wrigley Field

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Lawmakers Pressed for More Preschool Funding

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Preschool advocates hope telling the story in dollars and cents gives Illinois lawmakers incentive to spend more money on the littlest Illinoisans

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Audit of Quinn Program Ordered by Lawmakers

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Illinois lawmakers have ordered a study into anti-violence and after-school spending under Gov. Pat Quinn. The House approved the request…

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As the Tax Deadline Looms Postal Service Says They Are Ready

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You still have time to get your tax return mailed, but not much