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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.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Second Pease’s Robber Found Guilty

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One of three men who robbed a Pease’s Candy Shop last summer has been found guilty.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Illinois State Fair Kicks Off Next Friday

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Springfield’s north end is about to welcome close to a million people. State Fair time is coming.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Night and Day Difference Between 2012 and 2013 Lake Springfield Levels

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At a quarter foot below full pool, Lake Springfield is above its average level for this time of year.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Quinn Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation

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Illinois has become the 20th state in the nation to legalize medical marijuana.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Spree Killer Wants Divorce

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Convicted murderer Nicholas Sheley has filed for divorce in a handwritten petition. Sheley is accused in the deaths of eight…

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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

Simon Announces Run For Comptroller

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Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is running for comptroller.

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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

Aldermen Want Changes In New Contract With Ameren

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It’s time for the city of Springfield to renew its long term contract with Ameren to allow it to maintain gas infrastructure in the city.