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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Prosecutor: Harris Defense “Laughable”

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“Laughable” is what prosecutor Mike Atterbury called murder defendant Christopher Harris’ claim that he killed a 14-year-old boy in self-defense.

Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Senate Passes More Budget Bills

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The Illinois Senate has sent a handful of budget bills to the governor, including a supplemental budget bill that will…

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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Springfield Man Gets 29 Years for Drug Dealing

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A Springfield man will serve 29 years in federal prison for dealing crack cocaine.

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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Springfield Officials Paint Rosy Budget Picture

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City officials are putting a positive spin on the city’s checking account.

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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Henson Robinson Zoo Reopens

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The Henson Robinson Zoo has reopened after Monday’s storm forced it to close.

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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Senate Bucks Governor’s Proposed Education Cuts

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The governor wanted to cut school transportation funding and to lower the amount of money going to schools.

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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Springfield Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

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Springfield Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place around 9:00 Thursday morning.

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Thursday, May 30, 201305/30/2013

Lawmakers Approve Higher Telemarketer Fines

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Telemarketers could soon be charged $500 every time they call people who are on the Do Not Call Registry.

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Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

Closing Arguments Expected Thursday in Harris Trial

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After the final witnesses in the Christopher Harris murder trial were presented this morning, closing arguments are planned for tomorrow.…

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Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

Free electronics collection on June 8

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Sangamon County is offering some help to anyone wanting to get rid of electronic items.