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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Simon to Announce Political Intentions

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Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is planning to discuss her political future during a series of trips around the state.

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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Daley Officially Candidate in 2014 Governor’s Race

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CHICAGO (AP) — Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley is making his Illinois gubernatorial bid official. He’s set…

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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

IDNR Promotes Pheasant Hunting

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ Department of Natural Resources will be allowing residents to hunt pheasant at 19 different locations…

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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Court Order Halts Removing Wards from Murray

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CENTRALIA, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge has issued a temporary restraining order barring the Department of Human Services…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

State’s First Cyclospora Case Likely Resolved

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Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says the state’s first case was, in fact, in Sangamon County but the person’s symptoms have nearly disappeared.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Illinois Crops Look Good; Could Use Rain

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Illinois corn and soybeans are close to averages as the final days of July approach, according to the USDA’s weekly crop report.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Sangamon Co. Sheriff Seeks Stabbing Suspect

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Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers needs help locating someone accused of stabbing her boyfriend during a domestic dispute. Authorities say…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Cmdr. Ken Winslow Named Interim Police Chief

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Springfield Mayor Mike Houston has named an interim police chief.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Two Killed After Evading Police

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Two more people are dead after another attempted traffic stop gone awry.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Caterpillar to Buy Back $1B in Shares

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Caterpillar Inc. says it’s buying back $1 billion of its shares from French bank Societe Generale at market prices.