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Cause of Menard County State’s Attorney Death Determined

Menard County’s state’s attorney has died of natural causes. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards announced Ken Baumgarten was pronounced dead…

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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Lincoln’s Relationship with Jewish People Theme of New ALPLM Exhibit

7-31-15 Lincoln Exhibit

A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.

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William Kelly is Back — Bashing Sen. Mark Kirk

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Going beyond criticizing Kirk’s comments and policies, William Kelly talked about Kirk’s physical condition since he suffered a stroke in 2012.

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Questions About Accused Teen Murderer’s Mental Fitness

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Questions have risen about the mental fitness of a Springfield teenager being tried as an adult for murder.

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Police Arrest 10 Suspected of Drug, Gun Crimes

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Authorities say they have arrested ten people they beleive have involved in either drug or gun violence, or both.

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Blagojevich Attorney to Ask Full Court for Rehearing

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The unanimous ruling let 13 counts stand. Requests for full-court hearings aren't granted automatically.