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Kick Off Ceremony for the 20th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon

Sunday, August 4, 201308/04/2013

Quinn and Walker, Illinois vs. Wisconsin

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says Wisconsin should follow the lead of other Midwest states and legalize gay marriage. Quinn said…

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Sunday, August 4, 201308/04/2013

Illinois Athlete Insurance Bill Moves Forward

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Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign legislation requiring Illinois schools to offer catastrophic insurance coverage for student athletes. The…

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Saturday, August 3, 201308/03/2013

Fair Will Feature Clydesdales, New App

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The Budweiser Clydesdales will be at the Illinois State Fair for its entire 10-day duration. Fair organizers say as part…

Kick Off Ceremony for the 20th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon

Saturday, August 3, 201308/03/2013

Quinn Signs Student Social Networking Law

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A new law signed by Governor Pat Quinn will prohibit schools from requiring parents to give out students’ social networking…

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Former Rep. Jackson Given More Time to Pay Up

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A judge has given former Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. additional time to pay $750,000 in restitution. A federal judge…

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Fire Marshal Rescinds Proposed Fire Code Updates

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An intense lobbying effort from the Springfield Area Home Builders Association may have helped the State’s Fire Marshal to hold…

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Medical Marijuana Legal Jan. 1 — Now What?

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Medical marijuana becomes legal in Illinois on January 1st, but that doesn’t mean it will be available.

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Three Arrested for Copper Burglary

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Springfield Police have arrested three people accused of burglary, theft and criminal damage to a residence.

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Interim City Attorney Named

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The city of Springfield has a new top attorney. Mayor Mike Houston has appointed retired judge John Mehlick as acting…

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Scandals Brewing in Springfield’s Ward 2?

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Some Springfield aldermen say they’re tired of one of their colleagues perpetually holding liquor license requests in committee.