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4 weeks ago

Pay your taxes, buy a Slurpee at the 7-Eleven

It may sound like a strange idea — but it's part of an IRS effort to provide new ways to pay taxes for those who don't have a bank account or credit card.

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4 weeks ago

Big apple chill: Cold snap could nip fruit in bud

The late-season Arctic blast in the East could take a big bite from their budding crops.

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4 weeks ago

FBI director says unlocking method won’t work on newer iPhones

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's secret method for unlocking the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters will not work on newer models, FBI Director James Comey said.

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4 weeks ago

Last chance for 2015 tax deductions

If you are in the process of preparing your 2015 tax return and find yourself horrified by the amount you owe or disappointed by the paucity of your refund, you have one last chance to cut the bill by paying yourself instead of Uncle Sam.

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4 weeks ago

Tax filers can still get professional help

If you are among the 35 percent of taxpayers who do not file until the final two weeks or blow the deadline altogether, here is what you need to know about getting some last-minute professional help.

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4 weeks ago

Airline complaints rise even as more planes arrive on time

More flights are arriving on time and airlines are losing fewer bags, yet more consumers are complaining about air travel.

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Flash Index Is More of a Glimmer

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Lowest point since December 2012

7 hours ago in Local

Langfelder: Y Block Proposals Going Online, to be Considered in Matter of Months

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It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.

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Springfield School Board Approves Administrator Moves

5-2-16 Springfield Public School Board Meeting

The changes include a new principal for Springfield High School.

12 hours ago in Local

Deadline Coming for Constitutional Amendment

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Graduated-tax boosters boast bipartisan support

15 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.