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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…

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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.

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Police Impersonators Charged

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

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1.7 Million Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Under ACA

How many Illinoisans will be eligible to get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act?

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IEMA Conference Underway in Springfield

´╗┐The people who run toward the danger, and help clean up after it, are renewing their skills at the Illinois Emergency Management Conference in Springfield.

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Public Health Department: Not too Early for Flu Shot

The temps may still be in the 90s but Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says it is not to early to get immunized against the flu

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Power Restored to Most Menard, NW Sangamon County Customers

Ameren says power to most of the more than 6600 customers has been restored.

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Davis: President Hasn’t Outlined Syrian Mission

Congressman Rodney Davis says the president hasn’t outlined what needs to be done should the United States attack Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Police Seek Tips on Vehicle Vandalism

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is this week seeking tips on a series of vehicle vandalisms in Springfield’s Westchester subdivision.

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Illinois Economic Growth Steady, but Stagnant

The Illinois economy continues to grow, but for the moment, that growth is not accelerating.

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Champaign Leads Illinois Cities in 5-Year Growth

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Decatur had drop in population.

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General Assembly to Get Going on Rauner’s Bills

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Several bills coming out of the governor's office are on Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda".

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Special Election Candidate Says Raise in Gas Tax Isn’t the Way to Go

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Mike Flynn says there are alternatives to raising gas tax in order to fund the Highway Trust Fund.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.