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ALPLM’s Veterans Day Gift

Free admission Nov. 11

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UI Flash Index Down in October

Another slight drop as growth slows


Durbin Suggests New Speaker Flip-Flopped on Immigration

Ryan supported CIR in Chicago in 2013 but now won't OK it until Obama's out

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Police Charity: We Want a Refund

Fallout from "GI Joe" fraud

11-4-15 Chatham Water Meeting

Chatham Residents Boiling Over About Water Supply — Again

Cloudy, smelly water problems persist.


State’s Attorney: Gun Violence is a Problem

"This is a safe community," says State's Attorney John Milhiser.

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Langfelder: City Water Supply is Safe

Mayor Jim Langfelder disputes Sierra Club's allegations.


Administrator: State Could Impact Sangamon Co. Budget

The state is causing problems with Sangamon County's budget.

Tom Vilsack
Senate Agricultural Committee held a hearing at The Capital on the nomination of Tom Vilsack (D-IA) to be the United States Secretary of Agriculture

Featuring: Tom Vilsack
Where: DC, United States
When: 14 Jan 2009
Credit: WENN

Ag Secretary Wants IL to Embrace Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Obama administration says Illinois will be a winner with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Champaign Police to Get Stun Guns

The Champaign City Council has approved the use of stun guns for its police department.


State Issues Warning About Synthetic Drugs

The Illinois Poison Center is warning of a spike in the number of patients going to emergency rooms after using dangerous synthetic drugs.


Gas Prices Remain Pretty Low

State average slips from October's $2.47 to current $2.34

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Grim Finding: “GI Joe” Killed Himself

Radio call for help was the last they heard of him


A Dark Dome for the Holidays

Nice, but non-essential

12 Baskets Full

Group Gets Unused Meds to Less Fortunate

A new Springfield non-profit distributing wholesale drugs normally destroyed is working to send them instead to parts of the world that may need them more.

Warren Price and Darion Harris

Murder Suspect Makes Court Appearance

Darion Harris, 20, allegedly helped shoot and kill William Dougherty.


Murdered Springfield Man Identified, Accused Killers Appear in Court

Two of three people facing charges following Springfield's 10th homicide have made court appearances.

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Former SCOIL Chief Justice Fitzgerald Dies

“This is both a personal and a professional loss,” said Chief Justice Rita Garman.


Public Health Administrators Make Case: Fund Us, Please

Another byproduct of the state budget standoff: cutbacks in public health programs.

National Headlines

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving


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.

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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Somewhat Quiet Night in Chicago Following Police Shooting Video Release

Jason Van Dyke

Most protesters in Chicago seemed to honor pleas for restraint.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.