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Daily Clydesdale Parade Time Changed

One of the biggets attractions at this year’s Illinois State fair has been the Budweiser Clydesdales.

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Reagan Books Donated to Eureka College

One thing we can say about Charles Wick: he accumulated a lot of books. The former Reagan administration official died…

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Child Obesity Down in U.S., Not Illinois

Childhood obesity is down in most states, but not in Illinois. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control…

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Quinn Continues Push for Same-Sex Marriage

Gov. Pat Quinn says there is urgency now to passing a same-sex marriage law. He says with other Midwestern statesallowing…

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Quinn Appoints New Workers’ Comp Arbitrators

Governor Pat Quinn has appointed three new arbitrators one new commissioner to the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission. The board has…

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Senior Day Lineup Announced for State Fair

People 60 and older get free admission to the Illinois State Fair on Monday and there will be a special…

Kick Off Ceremony for the 20th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon

Quinn Not Fazed by Boos, Lawmakers Still Awaiting Checks

Governor Pat Quinn isn’t the most popular person in government these days. He gets booed quite often when he makes…

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Rutherford: Watch Out for I-Cash Knockoffs

Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is here to say: accept no imitations. The treasurer’s office operates an “unclaimed property” program…

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Illinois State Parks Getting License Plate Money

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state parks are starting to see money from a $2 surcharge on Illinois license plate…

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The Butter Cow is Back at the Illinois State Fair

The moment is finally here. The butter cow has been unveiled at the Illinois State Fair. The tradition has been…

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Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

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Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.

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State Appellate Court Rules for FutureGen

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A state appellate court handed the FutureGen Alliance a big victory Tuesday.

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Quinn to Public: Slow Down on the Roads

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A crash that killed four people on I-55 has the governor talking about highway safety

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Arizona Man Charged in Half-Brother’s Death

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An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother from Petersburg.

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Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

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AT&T plans to close the Springfield call center and cut 188 jobs starting August 3.