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Superintendent Candidates Available for Question Wednesday

Residents in the Springfield public school district are being encouraged to make their voices heard in the search for the…

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Rural Communities Can Find Resources on New Site

A website compiling information about resources rural communities can use is making progress, according to the director of the Illinois Institute…

Will We See a Farm Bill?

Will Congress pass a farm bill this year – and does it matter? Illinois Farm Bureau President Phillip Nelson says…

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High-Speed Rail Meeting in Springfield on Tuesday

Questions, comments and concerns will all be addressed on the High-Speed Rail during an open meeting in Springfield. The Illinois…

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Don’t Wait on FEMA Relief, Apply Now

If you were affected by mid-November storms, register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency now. That’s the message FEMA Public…

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Quinn Fights Changes in Ethanol Rules

Governor in Washington to protest EPA proposal

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Illinois, by the Numbers, in a New Census Report

Illinois home values, ownership rate sag

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New Pension Law in Place, But Will it Stick?

The new pension law does not solve the state’s financial problems by itself.

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Menard County States Attorney Pronounced Dead

The Menard County States Attorney has been pronounced dead.

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Southern Illinois Prosecutor’s Comments Draw Complaint

The Illinois state disciplinary agency for lawyers has filed a complaint against a southern Illinois prosecutor over comments he made…

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November Ballot: Many More Referendums And Constitutional Amendments

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Voters will be answering many more referendums and constitutional amendments on their ballot this November.

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Illinois Hospital Association: “Vigilantly Preparing” For Ebola

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The President of the Illinois Hospital Association says they're working closely with Public Health to prepare for Ebola.

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Chicago Sun-Times endorses Bruce Rauner

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The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner over Incumbent Pat Quinn.

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Secretary Of State: Graduated Driver’s License Drops Teen Driving Deaths

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Secretary of State Jesse White says implementation of the "Graduated Driver's License" has reduced teen deaths.

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Bill Clinton Expected to Stump in Illinois Next Week

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Quinn says event will be in Chicago.