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1-20-16 Comcast Internet Essentials

3 weeks ago

Comcast Internet Initiative Helps Springfield Youth

Cable TV and internet provider Comcast is making sure some of Springfield's less fortunate access have free access to the internet, and low-cost access to computers capable of being on the internet.

mosquito AP

3 weeks ago

What is Zika Virus?

The Illinois Department of Public Health wants the public to know the risks of contracting the Zika Virus while traveling abroad.

5-22-15 timothy kileen

3 weeks ago

U of I Proposes Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen is recommending that trustees freeze tuition for a second straight year for instate freshmen.

Chicago Public Schools

3 weeks ago

Rauner Admin. Blasts Chicago State U.

A member of Gov. Bruce Rauner's staff is criticizing Chicago State University's appeals for financial help amid Illinois' budget stalemate.

12-3-15 Rauner

3 weeks ago

Rauner: If Illinois Weren’t Such a Failure, It May Have Attracted GE

General Electric picks Massachusetts in leaving Connecticut

12-1-15 Rahm Emanuel

3 weeks ago

Rahm: “No Thank You” to State Takeover of Chicago Public Schools

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is "100 percent opposed"

American Flag

3 weeks ago

Vietnam Soldier Remains Return to IL

Pfc. Kenneth Leroy Cunningham's remains returned Tuesday.


3 weeks ago

What to Do About Historic Trees in Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill has arborvitae trees -- and they're old.

school board headquarters

3 weeks ago

Economic Development Helps All, Says 186 Chief

Tax increment financing carries all boats, Gill says of Langfelder-backed strategy


3 weeks ago

Man Arrested for Pawnee Murder

A Pawnee man is facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend multiple times late Monday night.

5-19-15 Springfield City Council

3 weeks ago

City Council Rejects Y Block Consultant

Aldermen reject using Stantec, want to go back to original RFP's.

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3 weeks ago

School Funding Woes Aired in Taylorville

Superintendent: We are a proud community which only spends $7K per student


3 weeks ago

PGA Tour’s Web.com Tour Coming to Springfield

The PGA Tour has announced that the Web.com tour will be making a stop in Springfield this Summer.


3 weeks ago

Bond Sale Nets Less Money for Illinois

A University of Illinois analysis says the state received about $53 million less in a recent bond sale than it could have because of Illinois' poor financial shape.


3 weeks ago

Man Gets Prison for Threats Against SIU

Derrick Dawon Burns was sentenced in federal court.

CWLP web

3 weeks ago

Lights Out at the Capitol?

Bill would end $10M embarrassment over electricity, water at the Capitol and elsewhere in Springfield


3 weeks ago

Fire Damages SOS Dirksen Facility

Operations are expected to return to normal Wednesday at the Springfield headquarters for the Illinois Secretary of State.

Rita Crundwell AP

4 weeks ago

Another Auction of Crundwell’s Goods

The U.S. Marshal's Service is selling off fur vests, horsemanship jackets, belt buckles and other property that one belonged to a former comptroller now imprisoned for stealing nearly $54 million from a northern Illinois city.

cancer plate

4 weeks ago

Soldiers in the Fight against Cancer

This relates to the State of the Union address

school clip art

4 weeks ago

Come On, Get Healthy!

ISBE superintendent announces initiative

National Headlines

11 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

12 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas


With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

16 hours ago in National

Consumers flexing their muscles


U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

19 hours ago in National

Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban


The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

19 hours ago in National

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes


Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.