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medical

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Cancer Drug Tested on Dogs Slated for Human Trials

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An anti-cancer drug for dogs is being tested at the University of Illinois and it’s showing some promise.

police_tape

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Vienna Standoff Continues

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Police are still surrounding the home of a southern Illinois man they say has been holed up since Saturday.

school board headquarters

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Capital Area Career Center — Dropout Fighting Tool?

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A presentation on Springfield’s vocational center for high school students turned into a discussion about whether it can lower dropout rates.

park-district-headquarters

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Springfield Park Board to Post Exec. Director Opening, Six Months Later

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It’s been six months since Springfield Park District Executive Director Mike Stratton resigned and Derek Harms took over on an interim basis. The Park Board is just now beginning to post ads looking for a permanent director.

corn

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Crop Progress in Line With Averages

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All Illinois farmers need is a little rain, and they’ll be all set.

road construction

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Quinn Signs Traffic Safety Laws

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Illinois has three new traffic laws on the books, signed Monday by the governor.

WYMAN P ALLEN

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Man Robs Springfield Bank, Found Next Door

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A man who robbed a Springfield bank was caught after not covering his tracks.

STEVENJUGAN

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Springfield Man Arrested for Bar Robbery

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Springfield Police have arrested a man they say robbed a downtown wine bar of two-thousand dollars.

jail

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Quinn Signs Prison-to-Work Incentive Laws

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Illinois has some new laws on the books aimed at keeping those who’ve gotten out of prison from going back in.

gun

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Federal Appeals Court Shoots Down Immediate Concealed Carry

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A Chicago federal appeals court isn’t letting Illinoisans immediately tote firearms in public under the state’s fledging concealed-carry law, but says it will give the matter a speedy review.