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Saturday, May 25, 201305/25/2013

Dirksen Parkway Crash Claims Life

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The motorcyclist was taken to St. John’s Hospital and was then pronounced dead.

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Saturday, May 25, 201305/25/2013

Prosecution Rests in Harris Trial

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The prosecution rested its case Friday at the Christopher Harris murder trial in Peoria and Harris took his turn testifying shortly afterwards.

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Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Gas Prices Flattening After Sharp Rise

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Why is the price of gas so high right now?

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Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Concealed Carry Bill Passes House

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The concealed carry bill has cleared the House.

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Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Senate Passes Ban on Driving with Handheld Phones

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It could soon be the law in Illinois to go “hands-free” when using a cell phone in the car. But,…

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Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Another Hiccup for Pension Reform

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The University of Illinois system is, like all other publically-funded entities, is waiting for lawmakers to craft a budget for…

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Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Springfield Unemployment Rate Falls

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Springfield’s unemployment rate has dropped dramatically. The Illinois Department of Employment Security released the not seasonally adjusted unemployment numbers for…

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Friday, May 24, 201305/24/2013

Lawmakers Seek Illinois Amtrak Expansion

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Amtrak’s friends in the Illinois legislature are pushing for a feasibility study to add even more passenger miles in the state.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

U of I Takes Action to Stop Quinn’s Proposed Reductions

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In a letter to the alumni association, President of the University of Illinois, Robert Easter is asking everyone to take action against the governor’s proposed reductions.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Rural Bicycle, Pedestrian Path Plan Ready for Public Inspection

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The Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission has released the final draft of the rural bicycle and pedestrian plan.