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shelia-simon

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Lt. Gov. Simon Seeks Clemency for Jacksonville Abolitionists

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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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Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Springfield Man in Critical Condition Following Crash

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A motorcycle and mini van crash at the intersection of Clear Lake Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on…

Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Lincoln Letter Verified

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A new document related to Abraham Lincoln has been verified by a program administered by Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library…

illinois-river

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Report Highlights Water Pollution From Coal-Fueled Powerplants

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A new report claims coal-fueled power plants have gotten around clean water laws for decades, and Illinois has some of the worst offenders.

gun

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Springfield Company Awarded Concealed Carry Upgrade Contracts

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Illinois has awarded contracts for computer upgrades intended to screen out people prohibited from carrying concealed weapons under the state’s new gun legislation.

georgegollin

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

13th Congressional District Race Grows

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A University of Illinois physicist has joined next year’s race for the state’s 13th Congressional District seat.

clearlakecrash

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

One Seriously Injured in Springfield Motorcycle Accident

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Clearlake Avenue at Martin Luther King Drive was shut down for several hours Tuesday due to a motorcycle/minivan collision.

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Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Ward 6 Ald. Jobe Accused of Battery

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Springfield Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe has been accused of battery by one of his neighbors.

policetape

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Springfield Man Gets 18.5 Years for Injuring Baby

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A Springfield man who severely injured his two-month old son has been sentenced to 18-and-a-half years in prison.

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Quinn Hints at Special Session During State Fair

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Gov. Pat Quinn is hinting at the possibility of a special session on pensions when lawmakers are in Springfield next month for the Illinois State Fair.