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gun

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.

gun

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.

Seal_of_Illinois

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…

handicapped

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.…

Kings Blackhawks Hockey

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…

grads

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…

jail

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…

college-campus

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

muon-g-2-ring

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

farm

Saturday, July 27, 201307/27/2013

State Changing Tax Assessments on Farmland

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Opening the property tax bill is going to be less fun than ever for many Southern Illinois farmland owners over the next several years.