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Feds Decline Giving 10th Street Rail Money

"As of right now, the deal is kind of blown apart."


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Downtown “Food Mart” Closing in January

Food Mart was owned and operated over five family generations.


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CWLP’s Bond Rating Improves

CWLP electric bonds are now A, outlook is stable instead of negative.


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Graduation Rates Increase at District 186 High Schools

The overall district rate is now 79 percent.

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UIS Gets Federal Money for Innocence Project

The University of Illinois Springfield is getting $754,000 for its "Illinois Innocence Project."


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Springfield Man Convicted of Child Porn

Marcus B Fifer, 44, was convicted on 17 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.


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Davis, Durbin React to Federal Budget Passage

Rep. Rodney Davis: “This bill, while not perfect, is a good first step,”

President Barack Obama poses for a photo with a jersey given to him by head coach head coach Jill Ellis as he welcomes the U.S Women's National Soccer Team, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in the East Room of the White House in Washington during a ceremony to honor the team and their victory in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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This week’s best sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays in sports this week and the headlines you may have missed.


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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.


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Feud Between Rauner, Emanuel, Escalates

The state is about is head into its fifth month without a budget, and Gov. Bruce Rauner is sending dead fish to Chicago’s mayor.


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OPENING WEEKEND: Foodie drama ‘Burnt’ faces off against political satire ‘Crisis’

Here's a look at some of the big films set to open nationwide this weekend.


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Building under demolition partially collapses in NYC; 1 dead

A building being demolished to make way for a luxury boutique hotel partially caved in Friday in midtown Manhattan.

The Corning Tower at the Empire State Plaza in Albany is shrouded in autumn colors and morning fog from the Hudson River as seen from East Greenbush, N.Y., on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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Making headlines this week

A look back at the big stories making news this week and the headlines you may have missed.


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ESPN ends Grantland website 5 months after Simmons leaves

ESPN has ended the Grantland website.


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Illinois Exploring Options on Federal Power Plant Limits

Several neighboring states have filed lawsuits.

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MOVIES: 31 kid-friendly scares for Halloween

These Halloween favorites are sure to put you in the perfect spooky (not-so) scary mood for the holiday.

Bailey Jarrett and her dog Teddy visit a Dallas-area PetSmart store on Oct. 25, 2014, for the company's annual in-store Halloween event. The event took place at all PetSmart locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.

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PHOTOS: 31 adorable pets in Halloween costumes

This Halloween is going to the dogs... and cats, ferrets, and bunnies.


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U.S. to deploy small number of special forces to Syria in advisory role: sources

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to deploy a small number of special operations forces to Syria.


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Medical Marijuana ID Cards to Arrive Next Week

Thousands of applications for medical marijuana usage have been approved and ID cards should be in applicants’ hands in a few days.

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.