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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Quinn Signs Medicaid Expansion into Law

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Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill expanding Medicaid to cover low-income Illinois adults who don’t have children at home.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Let’s Talk DIRT — Sangamon Co. Squad Wants Community Involvement

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It’s notched some wins and now the re-formed DIRT Team wants to brag a little.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Gov Touts New Student-to-Work Program

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The governor is touting an effort to get people to learn the trades involved in road construction.  It’s called the…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Suspect in Bank Robbery Nabbed

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The man accused of robbing a Springfield bank has been arrested.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

ICC President: Governor Candidate Endorsement Could Come

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Unless any other shoes drop, the March primary should include four Republicans and two Democrats for governor. The head of…

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Democrats’ Tax Proposal Sets Stage for 2014

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Influential Democrats in Springfield are pushing for a change to Illinois’ income tax that could become a contentious issue in…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Programs

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Free lunch, and even breakfast, could be part of the day where your kids attend school. A federal program is…

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

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

New Dog Tethering Rules in Illinois

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Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law new rules for tethering a dog outside. Quinn says the legislation ensures dogs…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Habitat for Humanity Presents Keys to Springfield Woman

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On Sunday, the Sangamon County Habitat for Humanity had a dedication ceremony for a Springfield woman. Debbie Weiner was given…

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Sunday, July 21, 201307/21/2013

It Isn’t Graffitti

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No..it isn’t grafitti, dozens of families came downtown Saturday to Paint the Street.  Betsy Dollar, Executive Director of the Springfield…