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Make Your Emergency Plan Pet-Friendly

Make Your Emergency Plan Pet-Friendly

Illinois officials are encouraging residents to make emergency plans for their pets as well as themselves. The Emergency Management Agency and local departments will circulate that message during May.

Illinois Emergency Management Agency Director Jonathon Monken says pet owners should have a three-day supply of food and water, extra supplies of pet medicines, copies of registration and vaccinations, collar and leash, toys and treats.

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Motorcycle Accident Kills Man Wednesday on North Side

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Intersection near Lanphier closed for several hours

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Human Remains in Rochester Identified

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The Sangamon County Coroner's Office has identified the female remains found in Rochester on July 19th.

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Sangamon County Leads State in Tourism Growth

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Numbers released by the Illinois Office of Tourism indicates the Springfield area continues to be a big draw for visitors.

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More Money Toward City Pensions? Not So Fast, Say Budgeteers

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Some Springfield aldermen want to take a budget windfall and put it toward police and fire pensions, but city budgeteers are advising against it at the moment.

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Police Arrest 5 in Shooting, Crash at Dirksen & South Grand

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Police have arrested five people in connection with a shooting turned high speed chase turned crash late Tuesday night.