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Quinn Names New Chief of Staff

Gov. Pat Quinn is naming a new chief of staff to replace Jack Lavin, who is resigning.


Former Governors Ask GOP Leaders to Back Dillard

Two former GOP Illinois governors are asking party leaders to back state Senator Kirk Dillard in the 2014 gubernatorial primary,…

Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell

Chicago Cubs Make Deal with Anheuser Busch

The Chicago Cubs say they’ve struck a deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev that could mean the Budweiser logo on a new…


Workers Compensation Cases Approved Too Easily?

At least one Springfield Alderman is questioning why some workers’ compensation claims are approved without question.


Alleged Arby’s Robber, Gunman Arrested

A man accused of robbing a Springfield fast food restaurant has been arrested.


Craft Beer Bar Opening in Downtown Springfield

Downtown Springfield will soon have a place to sample craft beer from across the country.


Sangamon Co. Corn Farmers Project 190 Bushels/Acre

Sangamon County corn farmers expect a good crop this year – 190 bushels per acre.


Missing Champaign Teen Found in Cape Girardeau, MO

A 13-year-old girl reported missing in Champaign, Ill., has been found with her alleged abductor in southeast Missouri. KMOV-TV reports…


Small Group Gathers to Protest Syria

Not everybody supports a U.S. attack on Syria, and five people in Springfield want to make sure people know that.


Police Impersonators Charged

Sangamon County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested the so-called police impersonators.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired Garry McCarthy.

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Small Business Support from White Oaks Mall

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White Oaks Mall is turning some space into a business incubator of sorts that could become a Christmas to those using it.

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The Last Shall Be … Last?


Filing period ends

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#GivingTuesday Is Here


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Judge Sides with SEIU Healthcare


Health care premiums total more than $13 million