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Nuclear Plants Want Change in State Energy Policy

How much bearing do Illinois’ nuclear power plants have on the economy?

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Springfield Metro Deemed State’s “Most Affordable”

The Springfield metro area has been deemed the state's most affordable in which to live.

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Incident Response Center Activated; Springfield Spared Brunt of Storm

Bruce Rauner's office says the governor has activated the State Incident Response Center.

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Can You Shop Smarter?

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“Safe Passage” Is Subject of New Bill

1.5-mile radius would be waived

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Southern Illinois Town Investigating Suspicious Fires

Historical building gutted by fire Friday night.

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Helpful Hints for Healthful Superbowl Snacking

MMC Registered Dietician Christina Rollins has ideas to slim down Superbowl snacks.

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Accountability of Charter Schools in Illinois Raises Questions

A new report alleges fraud up to $27 million.

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Illinois State Police Urge Caution on Roads

Illinois State Police say it's best to slow down and leave plenty of room between vehicles on the roads today.

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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

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Physicians worry that makes under-vaccinated kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases.

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Homeland Security funding deal elusive

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Homeland Security faces another possible shutdown this week.

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Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high

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The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn't exist.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dakota Johnson joins ISIS

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The "Fifty Shades of Grey" star hosted "SNL" this weekend and a sketch featuring her joining the terrorist group has sparked controversy.

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Netanyahu says U.S.-Israel relationship ‘stronger than ever’

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Netanyahu is expected to press lawmakers to block a deal with Iran that he contends would endanger Israel’s existence.