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4 weeks ago in Local

For a Third Time …

GOP derides school funding formula proposal as Chicago bailout

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 6

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

4-5-16 Springfield City Council

4 weeks ago in Local

City Council Approves Revised Coal Contract

The Springfield City Council has approved a contract for coal with Saint Louis-based Arch Coal, but that doesn't mean the city may not continue to try and alter that deal.

4-5-16 Rauner

4 weeks ago in Local

Rauner: Too Much Health Care Fraud in IL

Governor Bruce Rauner is signing another executive order -- this one having to do with potential health care fraud.

4-4-16 LaHood

4 weeks ago in Local

LaHood Still Frustrated with State Legislative Inaction

A local Congressman in Springfield and throughout his district for a week days he's probably done more in seven months in Congress than the Illinois Legislature has.

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4 weeks ago in Local

District-186 Takes Budget Process Slowly

Springfield Public School Board president Mike Zimmers says neither he nor the rest of the school board is in any hurry to craft a budget for next school year.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Questions Remain About Midwife Legislation

A measure to legalize certified professional midwives remains in limbo after testimonies from Illinois pediatricians.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Harry Potter’ chair up for auction

A wooden dining chair used by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two "Harry Potter" books is up for grabs at auction in New York and is expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars.

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4 weeks ago in National

Obama urges Congress to take action on corporate tax reform

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to take action to stop U.S. companies from taking advantage of tax loopholes that allows them to avoid paying sufficient taxes.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Action film ‘Hardcore Henry’ makes audience the hero

Shot entirely in the first person, viewers look through Henry's perspective as he wakes up in a laboratory run by his wife Estelle remembering nothing about who he is.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Farmington Police Officer Involved in Shooting

Illinois State Police say a Farmington police officer shot a suspect in a domestic-battery investigation after the suspect repeatedly punched the officer in the head.

Governor Pat Quinn State of State

4 weeks ago in Local

Problems Continued with Quinn Anti-Violence Program

The former head of an agency overseeing an Illinois anti-violence initiative says ex-Gov. Pat Quinn's staff directed him where money should go even after Quinn vowed reforms to the troubled program.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Watch Kyle Busch surprise a fan in traffic

Coming off a win at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the NASCAR driver gives a fellow motorist the surprise of a lifetime.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Police May Have Dollar Store Robber in Custody

Springfield Police say they may have the person in custody who's responsible for a series of robberies to dollar stores and to at least one Family Video store.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Islamic State hints at attacks on the West

The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday suggesting it may carry out further attacks in the West, naming London, Berlin and Rome as possible targets.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Langfelder: Pass Employee Residency Requirement

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder may have to do something he says he doesn't do, and that's lobby aldermen for votes on an initiative of his.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Republicans: Ready When Dems Are

Minority leaders: Supermajority needs to lead

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4 weeks ago in National

GOP appeal to conservatives with health care, immigrant cuts

Trying to win over conservatives, House Republicans are sweetening their budget proposal by putting several programs on the chopping block

A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

4 weeks ago in Sports

Twitter to stream NFL Thursday night games

Twitter was bidding against a number of companies, including Verizon, Yahoo, and Amazon to win the deal.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Thirty years since ‘Golden Bear’ turned back Masters clock

Three decades ago, Jack Nicklaus was no longer the 'Golden Bear' and had been labeled the 'Olden Bear' by some.

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3 hours ago in Local

Deadline Coming for Constitutional Amendment

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Graduated-tax boosters boast bipartisan support

6 hours ago in Local

Springfield Marks Tourism Week

5-2-16 Tourism Week

There are a lot of misconceptions about Springfield these days according to local tourism officials.

6 hours ago in Local

Small Business Week

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Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois

6 hours ago in Local

Swastikas Found Again on U of I Campus

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University of Illinois police say two more large swastikas have been discovered drawn in campus buildings.

6 hours ago in Local

Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Makes Recommendations

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An Illinois advisory board is once again recommending that Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration add new health conditions to a list of what can be treated legally with medical marijuana.