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Madigan Files Pension Appeal

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed official notice with the Supreme Court that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconstitutional.

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Chicago Couple Sues Aviation Company Over Crash

A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.

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$4.5 Million Headed To Illinois Food Banks; Springfield Included

The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for modernization.

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Flyers: Know Your Rights!

Financial hurt for airlines who keep you on the tarmac

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Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.

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Illinois Ebola Hotline Suspended

The number of calls to it has fallen sharply.

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Abner Mikva Receives Congressional Medal of Honor

A longtime federal judge and five-term Democratic congressman from Illinois has received America's highest civilian honor.

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USDA: That’s a Wrap for Illinois Crops

Corn 97 percent finished

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UPDATED: No Indictment Against Ferguson Officer Wilson

A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown

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Like to Play the Numbers? Do it for Veterans

A new lottery ticket is going on sale to help Illinois veterans

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I-55 Closure Tuesday

Plan ahead for some pre-holiday work

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Highway Deaths Down

But they’re making a comeback

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Two Thirds of Illinois Fourth Graders Fall Short

Advance Illinois promotes its report

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Durbin Expects to Work with Rauner

Blagojevich an exception, Durbin says

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off in NYC, officially ushering in the holiday season.

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Thanksgiving grease cooks up plumbing disasters

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Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’

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Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high

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More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.