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Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

I-55: For Some It’s More than Just a Highway

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To some people, Interstate 55 is more than a flat stretch of road.

jail

Monday, September 2, 201309/02/2013

New Christian County Jail?

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New jail needed in Taylorville.

pat-quinn

Monday, September 2, 201309/02/2013

Governor: Minimum Wage Needs to be Raised

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The governor wants the minimum wage raised

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Saturday, August 31, 201308/31/2013

Man Charged in U of I Dart Attacks

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A 19-year-old Champaign man has been charged with aggravated battery after two people were shot with blowgun darts as they…

Saturday, August 31, 201308/31/2013

Gay Marriage Push in Illinois Turns to Unions

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After watching their efforts fizzle in the Illinois Legislature this year, gay marriage advocates are changing their game plan. The…

pat-quinn

Saturday, August 31, 201308/31/2013

Quinn Makes New Appointments, Reappoints Gaming Chairman

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Governor Pat Quinn has reappointed Aaron Jaffe to serve as chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board. In a statement Friday,…

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Saturday, August 31, 201308/31/2013

Prep Football Refs Advise Extra Breaks for Players

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The Illinois High School Association is advising schools to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related problems as prep football begins…

amtrak

Friday, August 30, 201308/30/2013

$14.4 Million Awarded for Springfield Underpass

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The federal government has awarded a $14.4 million grant for a railroad underpass in Springfield that will improve service along the emerging 110-mph Amtrak route between Chicago and St. Louis.

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Friday, August 30, 201308/30/2013

Authorities Search for Missing Schuyler County Man

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Authorities are looking for a man they say could be in danger.

jail

Friday, August 30, 201308/30/2013

Springfield Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Murder

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A Springfield man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a man’s New Year’s Eve 2010 stabbing death.