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Push Continues for Reducing Sentences on Some Crimes

The long wait on reducing sentences for nonviolent drug crimes may end when Congress reconvenes next month.

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Does Continued Discussion About Budget Cuts Help?

The parade of providers, professionals, and clients continues during the now weekly “committee of the whole” in the Illinois House.

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Million Dollar Antique Heist in Peoria

More than $1 million worth of jewelry and gems are missing.

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Illini Take Over Rantoul

Businesses in Rantoul are ready for the influx of University of Illinois football players.

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Report: Credit Rating Outweighs Driving Record in Figuring Insurance Rates

State Farm spokeswoman downplays Consumer Reports investigation

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Downstate to White House: Slow Down on Coal Regs

Forby, Bradley: this could exacerbate unemployment

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Want More Sunshine? You Got It !!

Political Reform portal unveiled

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More Than a Third of Providers Have Curtailed Services

United Way surveyed 400 providers

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DHFS, DHS: Medicaid Providers to be Paid Despite Budget Impasse

Officials in two Illinois agencies say they'll process payments to Medicaid providers despite the state budget impasse.

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Durbin Says U.S. Congressmen Won’t Intervene in Illinois’ Budget Impasse

Dick Durbin says Illinois' congressional delegation won't "ride to the rescue" to break the state's budget impasse.

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Suspect Kills Self After Carjacking, Bank Robbery

Suspect shot himself when confronted by officers.

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Mt. Zion Man Gets 45 Years in Wife’s Drowning Death

Chad Cutler was sentenced Friday in Macon County court.

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Decatur Man Charged with Armed Robbery, Murder

Indictment says victim was driver of the getaway car during the robbery.

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Crash Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital with Serious Injuries

Police originally treated the accident as a fatality though the motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries.

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Illinois Housing Agency Offers Federal Down Payment Help

Program offered in ten Illinois counties could help as many as 4000 would-be homeowners.

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New Law Will Help Locate Missing Alzheimer’s Patients

Silver Search Program will work like Amber Alerts.

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Owners Could Face Charges For Leaving Pets Outdoors

Governor Rauner signed bill in to law that would punish pet owners for failing to safeguard pets during extreme weather.

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First Year to Honor Ag Ambassadors at Illinois State Fair

The Brandt Family of will be the first honored this year.

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Difficult Week for the University of Illinois

Illegally withheld e-mails the latest in a recent string of troubles at the U of I.

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Few Details on Motorcycle Crash on Clear Lake Avenue Friday Night

Driver was uninjured; claims hit-and-run caused crash. Police still investigating.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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Nearly a quarter of Americans call their jobs ‘meaningless’

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A new poll shows 24 percent of Americans say their jobs do not make a meaningful contribution to the world.

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Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

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At 44-years-old, Kim Davis has been divorced three times and had two children out of wedlock.

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Obama has votes to protect Iran nuclear deal

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski will support the Iran nuclear deal, giving President Barack Obama the 34 Senate votes needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving the deal.