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Sangamon Co. Authorities Interview Police Impersonation Suspects

Thanks to a sharp memory, Sangamon County deputies are questioning two Chatham teens in a recent rash of police impersonations.

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Dillard Announces Tracy as Running Mate

State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale), who is running for governor, says he hopes Illinois voters see his latest decision – that of a running mate – as an example of the kind of judgment he will bring to the state’s highest office if elected next year.

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Ball-Chatham Official: Fits & Starts with the New School Lunch Menu

It is too early too tell for sure, but one school district says students may be coming around to the idea of eating healthier in the school cafeteria.

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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.

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Term Limits Getting Another Look

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

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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.

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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.

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Candidate Ballot Taking Shape in Guv Race

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

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

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

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New Christian County Jail?

New jail needed in Taylorville.

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Rauner to UI: Cut Bloat, Then I’ll Help

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State of the State preview hits Champaign

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Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

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A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

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The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.