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Dirksen / South Grand Closed

Dirksen / South Grand Closed

Be advised that the intersection of Dirksen Parkway and South Grand Avenue is closed until about 10 a. m. because of an accident investigation. This also affects Route 29 and the I-55 / 72 off-ramps leading to South Grand.

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

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Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.

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Sears Announcement Doesn’t Include Springfield Stores

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Sears says it is closing more than 100 stores and laying-off more than 5,400 employees across the nation.

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Analyst: Debate for US Senate Doesn’t Reveal Much

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One more debate scheduled for next week

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Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

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GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

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Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

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Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.