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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Springfield Metro Unemployment Dips Slightly, Decatur Soars

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Springfield’s metro area was among the majority of those in the state seeing improved unemployment numbers between now and this time last year.

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

UPDATE: Man Charged with DUI in Petersburg Traffic Death

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A man killed in a fatal car crash near Petersburg Wednesday afternoon has been identified.

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Crimestoppers Seeks Tips on Southeast HS Vandalism

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Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is this week seeking tips on vandalism at Southeast High School.

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

New Laws Prevent Property Title Fraud

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Illinois has two new laws aimed at preventing property title fraud.

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

U of I Breaks Fundraising Record

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The University of Illinois has hauled in a record amount in private donations.

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Illinois Unions Call for Investigation

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Unions are calling for an investigation into whether business leaders tried to persuade credit agencies to lower Illinois’ bond rating.…

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Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Springfield Police Report String of Cab Robberies

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Springfield Police are investigating what they say is a string of cab driver robberies.

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Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Former State Rep. Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

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Former State Representative Connie Howard has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

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Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Two Car Crash in Petersburg Kills One

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A two vehicle crash took a life near Petersburg this afternoon.

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Wednesday, July 24, 201307/24/2013

Dynegy Seeks Pollution Waivers for Ameren Plant Purchases

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Houston-based Dynegy Inc. is again asking for a waiver from pollution controls at five coal-fired power plants that it wants to buy from Ameren.