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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

Willow Long’s Brother Placed in Protective Custody, Funeral Services Set

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Illinois state child-welfare officials have taken a southern Illinois boy into protective custody after authorities say his 7-year-old sister was stabbed to death by a live-in uncle.

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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

Former St. Aloysius Pastor Donovan Returns to Ministry

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A different role and a different city for Father Thomas Donovan. The former pastor at St. Aloysius will be chaplain to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George.

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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

Jesse White Officially Announces Re-Election Bid

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Illinois’ secretary of state is seeking a fifth term in that office.

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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

Police Seeking Tips on East Side Home Invasion

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Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is this week seeking information about an east side home invasion.

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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

Pilot Ticketed in Crop Dusting Accident

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Josh Pavia has been ticketed for accidentally spraying more than 70 teenagers with fungicide in late July.

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Thursday, September 12, 201309/12/2013

Accident cuts power in NE Springfield

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Early morning outage

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Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

Springfield Fire Pension Board Also Issuing Inflated Benefits

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It appears the Springfield Fire Pension Board has also been issuing inflated pensions in direct conflict with Department of Insurance instructions.

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Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

New Math for Police Pensions; Officers Overpaid $16,500

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Springfield Treasurer James Langfelder said it isn’t fair the police pension board was using flawed math to determine retirement benefits…

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Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

9-11: One Man, One Flag

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One man, one flag but dozens of motorists paid their respects to the thousands that died twelve years ago Wednesday.

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Wednesday, September 11, 201309/11/2013

Redfield: Obama did the best he could Tuesday

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President Obama gave a good speech Tuesday night but is in a tough spot, says a Springfield-based political expert.