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New Laws Prevent Property Title Fraud

Illinois has two new laws aimed at preventing property title fraud.


U of I Breaks Fundraising Record

The University of Illinois has hauled in a record amount in private donations.

Illinois Unions Call for Investigation

Unions are calling for an investigation into whether business leaders tried to persuade credit agencies to lower Illinois’ bond rating.…


Springfield Police Report String of Cab Robberies

Springfield Police are investigating what they say is a string of cab driver robberies.


Former State Rep. Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

Former State Representative Connie Howard has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.


Two Car Crash in Petersburg Kills One

A two vehicle crash took a life near Petersburg this afternoon.


Dynegy Seeks Pollution Waivers for Ameren Plant Purchases

Houston-based Dynegy Inc. is again asking for a waiver from pollution controls at five coal-fired power plants that it wants to buy from Ameren.


Governor Candidate: Pass S.B.1

A candidate for governor believes he has discovered a place to apply political pressure on the pension issue.

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The Center’s Expansion Well Underway

From concept to reality…that’s what is happening at the corner of 9th and Washington Streets.  The expansion and renovation of…


Lt. Gov. Simon Seeks Clemency for Jacksonville Abolitionists

Illinois’ lieutenant governor is seeking clemency for two Jacksonville-area abolitionists. Sheila Simon on Tuesday filed petitions with the Illinois Prisoner…

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District 186 Bus Crashes Downtown, No Students Aboard


A Springfield District 186 bus crashed downtown Tuesday morning.

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Rauner: Sell Chicago’s Thompson Center


Earlier this year, Rauner's administration asked for an appraisal of the 16-story glass paneled building.

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Medical Merger Looms


Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

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Oswego Man Challenges Kirk


"Grassroots" effort for conservative Marter

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Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

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The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.