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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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White Oaks Mall Security Not Changing

Despite restrictions a Bloomington mall has placed on young people, the management at White Oaks Mall says it will be business as usual.

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U of I Economist: Farmers Who Rent May Need To Re-Negotiate

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A University of Illinois Economist says farmers who rent may have to renegotiate their terms due to fall in profits.

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Thousands of Gallons of Used Cooking Oil Stolen: 3 Arrested

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Three men have been arrested for stealing cooking oil from restaurants to sell to biodiesel plants.

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Prison Time For Former Custodian: Sex With Special Ed Student

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A former Jr. High custodian goes to prison for sex with a 15-year-old special education student.

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Minimum Wage: Illinois Workers Demand Increase

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Illinois Fast Food Workers demand an increase in the state's minimum wage.

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Potential for Severe Weather Today in Central Illinois

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Potential threat of severe weather this afternoon through tonight in Springfield and Central Illinois.