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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…


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.


1.7 Million Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Under ACA

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


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


Power Restored to Most Menard, NW Sangamon County Customers

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


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.


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.


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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Medical Merger Looms


Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

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Oswego Man Challenges Kirk


"Grassroots" effort for conservative Marter

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Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

5-26-15 Langfelder

The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

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SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.

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Effort to Save Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

A foundation has taken possession of the boyhood home of Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, brothers who made it big in show business.