ISU Prez: “Strong and Stable”

Still upset there's no budget


St Louis Bridge Jumper Is Dead

Bragged; not necessarily suicidal


Collective Bargaining-Go-Round for Rauner, Dems

Rauner: Democrats have done this before

Springfield Housing Authority

Housing Authority Expansion Continues

Executive Director Jackie Newman says there wasn't enough room in the basement for the Section 8 voucher program, dealing with hundreds of landlords and tenants alike.


More Budget Bickering

Slavery has been brought into the rhetoric over the budget stalemate.


Will Rauner Reject More Medical Marijuana Treatment Options?

Nobody in Illinois has prescribed or consumed medical marijuana yet.


Bank Tellers Tell Would-Be Robber to Leave, Robber Complies

An attempted robbery at a Springfield bank ended almost as quickly as it started.

Springfield Exposed

Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

A 21st century way to get news, or a website designed just to make people mad?

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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2 Illinois Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

8-25-15 DAVIS VA BILL 1

Davis, Bustos Going to Cuba

Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Rauner Raises More Money

Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.

medical marijuana

More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

100 more approval letters were sent in September.


Gas Price Website Predicts Imminent Midwest Spike

This may sound familiar – the Midwest could see a spike in gas prices over the next few weeks due to refinery maintenance.

Springfileld City Council Taxation

Springfield City Council Rejects Property Annexation

Woodside Township property annexation rejected on a 4-6 vote of the Springfield City Council.


Republicans Await Democratic Ideas

Durkin: The governor is the reasonable one


Illinois Economy Continues to Grow Slowly

The monthly measure of the state's economy is where it's been since May 2013 – slow, steady growth.

4-28-15 Rauner

Rauner Reiterates Budget Passage Plea

A speech from Gov. Bruce Rauner on the budget impasse offers little new information.

10-7-15 Camp Butler

Camp Butler Honors “Unaccompanied Veterans”

Twenty-one fallen military members were honored during the "Unaccompanied Veterans" ceremony.


Ward 2 Alderman Senor Denies Fighting Allegations

Police were called to the Inn at 835 on September 26th following reports of a disturbance.

National Headlines

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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

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Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.

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Republicans in chaos as favorite quits House leadership race


Republicans are struggling to fill a leadership void as the front-runner to take control of the House of Representatives quit the race in a surprise announcement that heightened concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘A Reasonable Speed’ with Keanu Reeves


This could give the "Fast & Furious" a run for its money.