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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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Rauner, Madigan Spar Over Budget to Kick Off Session’s Final Week

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Majority Democrats on Monday proposed legislation for a roughly $36.3 billion budget for the next fiscal year -- $3 billion more than what the state will take in.

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Springfield Fire Dept. Investigates Potential Arson

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Springfield fire investigators are trying to figure out what, or who, started multiple fires on West Governor St.

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U.S. Sen. Kirk’s Plane Evacuated in Washington

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Kirk's office says someone on the no fly list was on board.

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Legislative Gridlock Likely in Session’s Last Week

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Legislators returned to the Capitol Monday to finish the session that ends Sunday.

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Illinois Licensing Pools, Beaches as Swimming Season Begins

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The Illinois Department of Public Health is in charge of the regulations under the Illinois Swimming Facility Act.