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UI Labs: Who Gets the Credit?

Rauner: "The idea was mine." Quinn spokeswoman: Arrogant.

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Benedictine University Holds Q/A For Soon-to-be Former Students

University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students

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Illini Basketball Coming to Springfield’s PCCC in 2015

The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.

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Minimum Wage Hike Supporters Take Credit for Early Voting Spike

Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.

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Iles School Locked Down Due To 14th Street Shooting

Iles School was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting involving multiple people.

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Illinois Prisoner Released Following “Coerced” 1999 Confession

A judge ordered Alstory Simon's release Thursday in response to a re-examination of his case.

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Police Seeking Tips on Springfield Garage Burglaries

Two garages were broken into on Yale Blvd.

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Oberweis, Durbin Spar Over Climate Change

Durbin says he is frustrated with climate change deniers

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GOP: Our Votes Convert to Democratic

Election board: Alert a judge if this happens

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Durbin and Oberweis Debate Again

'entrenched insider' versus 'perennial candidate'

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IDOT: Follow the Rules of the Road This Weekend

Click It or Ticket! Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over!

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner Unimpressed with Recent Economic Announcements

Rauner says recent economic developments won’t do much for Quinn’s overall economic record.

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Milhiser: Andrea Little Could Face More Charges in DUI Deaths

Next court appearance set for November

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

Parsons Fails to Appear in Federal Bankruptcy Trial

The federal bankruptcy trial of Jeff Parsons continued Wednesday even though Parsons didn't show up.

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Yet Another Way for Students to Compete: Give Blood

High school students across central Illinois are being encouraged to donate blood

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Sheila Simon Talks Government Reform

Illinois comptroller candidate Sheila Simon is talking about reform.

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Something Bad to Say about Customer Service? Contact CUB

Contest could net you $25 toward utility bill

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The Politics of Ebola in Illinois

Rauner favors travel ban; Quinn does not

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Vote. That is the Message from the NAACP

The finish line is in sight as candidates meet the voters

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Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

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Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.

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U.S. consumers are feeling good

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Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Scaring’ with the ‘Stars’

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Halloween is alive and well on the set of the hit ABC show "Dancing With the Stars."

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Congress to revisit ISIS war debate after election

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Lawmakers will resume a debate on the U.S.-led fight against militants in Syria and Iraq.

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Suspect in Pa. police ambush captured after 7-week manhunt

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The survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper in a sniper attack in September was finally arrested.