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More Trouble for Springfield’s Infrastructure

More Trouble for Springfield’s Infrastructure

The city’s infrastructure continues to crumble.  A sewer cave-in is forcing east-bound Monroe Street to be closed for about a week beginning Tuesday just east of MacArthur.  Numerous water main breaks and sewer cave-ins have kept city crews busy this winter.

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Quinn v Rauner on Minimum Wage

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Both candidates for governor say they support raising the state’s minimum wage—but under different circumstances

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Durbin Says President Should Take Unilateral Action on Immigration Reform

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Durbin is encouraging the president to unilaterally deal with issues surrounding the unaccompanied children coming to the U.S. border

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State Will Stop Charging Retirees Premiums

Health

Local ruling is in line with state Supreme Court

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Flooding Thursday

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Some power is still out, says CWLP