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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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State Rep. Will Davis: One of a Kind

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Defends voting for his own pay increase

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Report: New Berlin coach, board president face charges

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Creviston found passed out behind the wheel; Gordon allegedly wields gun in love triangle

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State Could Hold Up Video Gaming Revenues; Langfelder Responds

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There’s confusion amongst local governments over whether the state can withhold video gaming payments, even without a state budget in place.

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City Council Again Hears About West Side Apartment Complex

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The Springfield City Council is getting an earful about a project approved in the waning weeks of the previous city council.

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Langfelder Names Economic Development Commission Members

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The city now has a seven-member commission in place to deal with economic development projects that are proposed, before they go to the city council for final approval.