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Missing Rushville Man Found

A 71-year old Rushville man who suffers from Alzheimers and Dementia who’d been missing since Thursday is back home.


Term Limits Getting Another Look

GOP Candidate Bruce Rauner is again pushing for term limits for lawmakers.


U of I Student Arrested after Threatening Classmates

A 19-year-old University of Illinois student is being held on $250,000 bond after authorities say he threatened classmates while referencing the shootings at Virginia Tech.

Area Nuclear Plants Headed for Retirement?

Four Illinois nuclear power plants have made a national list of reactors that are likely to be retired early.


Candidate Ballot Taking Shape in Guv Race

The dance cards are coming together for the candidates for governor.


I-55: For Some It’s More than Just a Highway

To some people, Interstate 55 is more than a flat stretch of road.


New Christian County Jail?

New jail needed in Taylorville.


Governor: Minimum Wage Needs to be Raised

The governor wants the minimum wage raised


Man Charged in U of I Dart Attacks

A 19-year-old Champaign man has been charged with aggravated battery after two people were shot with blowgun darts as they…

Gay Marriage Push in Illinois Turns to Unions

After watching their efforts fizzle in the Illinois Legislature this year, gay marriage advocates are changing their game plan. The…

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U.S. Senate hopeful Andrea Zopp says Chicago Police superintendent Garry McCarthy should step down.

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Judge to State: Pay Insurance for Home Health Care Workers


SEIU Healthcare Illinois took legal action against Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Leslie Munger earlier this month to force the payments.