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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Homeowners Scam in Sangamon County

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Sangamon County Recorder Josh Langfelder is warning citizens about a scam going around that affects homeowners. Advertisements that say a…

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Frerichs: Quinn’s Pension Deadline “Arbitrary”

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A state senator suggests pension restructuring legislation will come despite, rather than because of, the governor sending lawmakers to bed…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Springfield Kidzeum Plans Rolling Along

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The Kidzeum is coming along but still needs help from the citizens of Springfield. Soon there will be an opportunity…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

US Sen. Kirk’s Bill Targets Wasteful Programs

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has introduced legislation he says will help eliminate wasteful federal programs. The Illinois Republican, who describes…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Help is Coming for Diabetes Reaserch in Illinois

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A pair of new Illinois laws will fund diabetes research and track economic costs of the disease. Gov. Pat Quinn…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Group: Few Sex Offenders Resources at Big Muddy

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An advocacy group says there aren’t enough clinical staff members at a southern Illinois prison that houses sex offenders. The…

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Springfield Homebuilders Against Potential Regulations

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The Springfield Area Home Builders Association is strongly against proposed regulations it says will decimate the state’s construction industry.

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Cross Not Running for AG, Wants to Retain Leadership Post

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The decision by the Democratic attorney general to seek re-election is now having a ripple effect in the Republican Party.

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Illinois Jobless Rate Ticks Up

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Illinois’ unemployment rate is up one-tenth of 1 percent in the monthly report just released.

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

15 Arrested on Drug Charges

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Fifteen people in central Illinois have been arrested after a task force served several search warrants this week. Those arrested range in…