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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.

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Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

St. Agnes Teacher Receives Educator of the Year Award

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Horace Mann honored one teacher at St. Agnes school with a high award Wednesday. Dawn Caveny walked away with the Crystal Apple Educator of the Year Award by Horace Mann.

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Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

Ill. Republicans Feel Left Out of Budgeting

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Big issues come and go in Springfield, but the one task facing the General Assembly every year is to build…

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Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

Kidzeum TIF Plan Moving

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It may be a risk, but Kidzeum President Rachael Thomson says the long-anticipated musuem is worth it.

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Wednesday, May 29, 201305/29/2013

Vehicle Chase Equals Power Outage

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A home invasion on Dirsksen Parkway early this¬† (Wednesday) morning resulted in a brief power outage for some area residents.¬†…

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Tuesday, May 28, 201305/28/2013

Milhiser Won’t Investigate Police Document Shredding

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Sangamon County State’s Attorney John Milhiser says he cannot investigate the Springfield Police document shredding lawsuit because it’s a conflict of interest.

medicaid

Tuesday, May 28, 201305/28/2013

Medicaid Expansion Heads to Governor

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Hundreds of thousands of low-income Illinoisans could get access to healthcare under a plan that’s passed through the legislature. Lawmakers…

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Tuesday, May 28, 201305/28/2013

PCCC Sustains Minor Damage in Monday Weather

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Monday’s heavy rainfall in Springfield caused some damage to the Prairie Capital Convention Center.