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Sunday, September 15, 201309/15/2013

Organizers Pleased with World Tour Celtic Festival

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The World Tour Celtic Festival was a success. Organizer Beth Ogilvy said the event went well, with dancing, singing and…

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Sunday, September 15, 201309/15/2013

Otter Hunts Were a Success in Illinois

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Illinois’s first otter trapping season in 84 years has been deemed a success, as about 2,000 otters were captured, beating…

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Saturday, September 14, 201309/14/2013

University of Illinois Considers Firing Professor

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University of Illinois trustees are expected later this month to consider the rare step of stripping a professor of tenure…

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Saturday, September 14, 201309/14/2013

Remains Identified as Villa Grove Woman

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Police say they’ve identified human remains found in rural central Illinois last month as a 23-year-old Villa Grove woman. Champaign…

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Saturday, September 14, 201309/14/2013

Rutherford Touting Jobs Plan

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If he’s elected governor, state Treasurer Dan Rutherford will create a new office to attract businesses to the state, headed…

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Friday, September 13, 201309/13/2013

City of Springfield: Thanks for the Help!

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One area business owner took matters into his own hands and one thing led to another…a new city initiative.

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Friday, September 13, 201309/13/2013

Lincoln Documents Donated to ALPLM

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Dozens of documents from Abraham Lincoln’s family are being donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.

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Friday, September 13, 201309/13/2013

State’s First West Nile Death is in Logan County

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State public health officials say an elderly Logan County man is the first person in Illinois to die of West Nile virus this season.

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Friday, September 13, 201309/13/2013

Illinois Foreclosure Sales Down in August

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August continued the downward trend for foreclosures in Illinois, as activity fell 6 percent compared to July and 60 percent compared to August 2012.

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Friday, September 13, 201309/13/2013

Houston: Pay Back Police Pensions; Fire Pensions? Not So Fast

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While his budget director says the overpayment of firefighters and police pensions should be returned to the city, Mayor Mike Houston won’t go that far.