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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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Attorney General Says Pension Case Could Go Either Way

Madigan seeks speedy review by Illinois Supreme Court

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

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The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

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A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest, protests swell across U.S.

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Some 2,000 troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis.