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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.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Judge Tosses Bid For Quick Concealed Carry; State Police Ready for Permit System

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A federal judge is rejecting a legal bid by gun-rights advocates who wanted people to be able to immediately carry firearms in Illinois under the state’s new concealed carry law.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Police Looking for Gun-Wielding Man

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Springfield police are looking for a man they say displayed a gun before a group of people on West Cook Street.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

9,000 Adoptees Have Claimed Birth Certificates in Illinois

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Nearly 9,000 adoptees have claimed their birth certificates since Illinois fully re-opened birth records for adopted residents less than two…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

New Law Helps Athletes with Disabilities

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A new law says student athletes with disabilities can be exempt from gym class if they play other sports. Gov.…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Stanley is Back!

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Stanley Cup is making its second trip to Illinois’ state capital in four seasons. The…

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Sunday, July 28, 201307/28/2013

More High School Grads, More Savings for State

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Cutting the high school dropout rate by 50 percent could save Illinois $265 million in Medicaid costs. This is according…

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Sunday, July 28, 201307/28/2013

Michael Seal Sentenced For Killing His Mother

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A Springfield man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after he was convicted of stabbing his mother to death…

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Saturday, July 27, 201307/27/2013

Four Year Scholarships Given to Foster Children

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Forty-eight current and former foster children are now getting the chance to go to college

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Saturday, July 27, 201307/27/2013

50 Foot Wide Electro-Magnet Completes 3,200 Mile Journey to Illinois

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The magnet is here