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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Schock Embarks on Listening Tour

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Congressman Aaron Schock hopped aboard an R-V with his staff Monday to make a listening tour of his district…including 20 towns…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

State Fair History is Long, Colorful

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The Illinois State Fair wasn’t always in Springfield.  In its first 40 years, the fair was held in a dozen…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Kids’ Racing Could Be Coming to the County

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Sunday Go-Kart racing in New Berlin could get underway as soon as this month as the Sangamon County Board approved…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

National Night Out Draws Hundreds Across the City

One resident of many who attended National Nite Out activities in Enos Park says she is thrilled with the turn-out…

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Police Snatch Purse Snatcher

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A 20 year old Springfield man has been arrested after allegedly snatching a purse, and being chased down by someone 50 years his senior.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Audit: Prison System Lost Hundreds of Computers

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Illinois’ auditor has found that the state’s prison systems have lost 240 computers.

Law Talk

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Same Sex Marriage Decision Coming in September

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A Cook County judge won’t decide until late September on whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s same sex marriage ban.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

August Gas Prices Up, Down

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The price of gas is both going up and coming down.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

“Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment” Hits Springfield

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A new national movement called Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment has a presence in Springfield.

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Quinn: Lawmaker Pay Case Could be “Landmark”

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Gov. Pat Quinn says a lawsuit over his decision to suspend lawmaker pay for failing to act on the state pension crisis will be a “landmark” case.