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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Revised Gun Bill Proves Costly

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The Illinois Department of Corrections say revised legislation stiffening penalties for gun crimes would still cost hundreds of millions of dollars and add inmates to the crowded correctional system.

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Washington Storm Clean Up Continues

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The cleanup and recovery is slow, but progressing in Washington, Illinois. It’s now estimated more than 1,000 homes were damaged…

Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address in Springfield

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If you weren’t at Sixth and Jefferson Streets in Springfield at midnight, you missed out on a chance to be…

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Obama Calls Quinn after Tornadoes

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Gov. Pat Quinn says he’s received a phone call from President Barack Obama after fatal storms hit Obama’s home state.…

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Illinois Offers Insurance Counseling Following Tornado

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The state of Illinois is offering free insurance counseling for victims of the tornado that struck the Washington area. The…

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Thousands without Power in Illinois

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About 25,000 Illinois homes and businesses remain without power after storms raked the state. Ameren Illinois’ outage center shows there…

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Fraud prevention topic for health overhaul council

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A governor’s task force is scheduled to meet to hear about the progress and problems of the rollout of the…

Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Durbin Addresses Senate about Tornadoes

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U.S. Senator Dick Durbin addressed his colleagues in Congress on Monday about helping Illinois recover from severe weekend storms. Durbin,…

Monday, November 18, 201311/18/2013

Springfield NAACP Seeks Increased Minority Hiring in District 186

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District 186 residents and community groups aren’t impressed with what they say is lack of progress in minority hiring and…

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Monday, November 18, 201311/18/2013

Edwards Running for City Treasurer

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Springfield could see a new treasurer in 2015. Current City Treasurer Jim Langfelder has been reportedly eyeing the mayor’s office.…