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Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

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Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

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Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

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Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

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Springfield Welcomes President Barack Obama

Air Force One arrives in Springfield, Illinois.

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Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

The Senate is considering legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions.

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Shkreli refused to testify before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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NASCAR changes to franchise model

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Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

Workers at a Florida Wendy's got the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tossed a 3-foot-long live alligator through the drive-thru window.

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CWLP Dominates City Budget Hearing

A public hearing on Springfield's Fiscal Year 2017 budget was mostly dominated by one issue: City Water Light and Power.

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Denver streets run orange to welcome Super Bowl-winning Broncos

Hundreds of thousands of cheering, orange-clad Denver Broncos fans lined the city's streets on Tuesday for a parade and rally to welcome home the team after their upset victory in Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers.

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Newton: ‘Not about to conform’

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he's a bad loser and isn't apologizing for his post-Super Bowl news conference.

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‘Frozen’ musical heading to Broadway in 2018

The musical adaptation of blockbuster Disney film is officially heading to the stage.

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Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

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LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

13 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

Obama Springfield AP

President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

19 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

20 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.