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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.

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Memorial Medical Center Opens New Surgical Center

Springfield's Memorial Medical Center has a new surgical center.

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WATCH: Kelly Clarkson duets with Jimmy Fallon

After saying that singers "avoid" duets with her, the "American Idol" star finally found a partner.

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Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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State Rep. Tim Butler Sworn In

Tim Butler of Springfield took the oath of office in a ceremony.

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Soda Tax Enthusiasts Bring Back Legislation

A bill for a penny-per-ounce tax, with the proceeds to fund public health and anti-obesity efforts, is again in the Illinois General Assembly.

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Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge

The court will consider a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation.

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‘Fifty Shades of Wayne’ replaces Christian Grey with Batman

We think the Dark Knight should be cast in the sequel.

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in Lifestyle

Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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in Music

Apollo to mark Billie Holiday’s birthday

The legendary jazz and blues singer will be inducted into the Apollo Walk of Fame on April 6.

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Lawmakers Take on Heroin

$25 million plan

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in Sports

Daughter gets her wish: Daddy is traded to the Wild

The Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild after a plea from his daughter goes viral.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 3. NETS BEAT NBA LEADERS The Brooklyn…

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in Sports

NFL salary cap increases

Adding in benefits, the league says the projected player costs will be $180.775 million per team.

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in Music, Weird

For $129 you can dress like Katy Perry’s #LeftShark

The "Roar" singer is cashing in on the dancing shark phenomenon from her Super Bowl half-time show.

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

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It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

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Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

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Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.