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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog gets makeover

World’s ‘ugliest’ dog gets makeover

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.

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Governor Signs Law Forming Springfield High-Speed Rail Commission

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Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law the formation of a commission that will oversee the transition to the 10th Street Rail Corridor in Springfield.

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Springfield HyVee Evacuated After Small Fire

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A small fire evacuated the Springfield HyVee for a couple of hours Thursday afternoon.

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Budget Expert Paid $165k Leaves Illinois Without Spending Plan

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

The contract of a budget expert tapped by Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to expire without a state budget in place.