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Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner Unimpressed with Recent Economic Announcements

Rauner says recent economic developments won’t do much for Quinn’s overall economic record.

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Milhiser: Andrea Little Could Face More Charges in DUI Deaths

Next court appearance set for November

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

Parsons Fails to Appear in Federal Bankruptcy Trial

The federal bankruptcy trial of Jeff Parsons continued Wednesday even though Parsons didn't show up.

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Yet Another Way for Students to Compete: Give Blood

High school students across central Illinois are being encouraged to donate blood

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Sheila Simon Talks Government Reform

Illinois comptroller candidate Sheila Simon is talking about reform.

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Something Bad to Say about Customer Service? Contact CUB

Contest could net you $25 toward utility bill

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The Politics of Ebola in Illinois

Rauner favors travel ban; Quinn does not

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Vote. That is the Message from the NAACP

The finish line is in sight as candidates meet the voters

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Council Reconsiders $1M Toward Police, Fire Pension Funds

The Springfield City Council is getting a "do-over"

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Advisory Committee to Explore Ideas for YWCA Block

Committee consists of area architects and business leaders

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County Health Department Rolls Out Mobile Clinic

A new tool to bring healthcare to outlying areas

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Jacksonville Police Issue Warrant in Friday Homicide

Jacksonville authorities say they know who murdered Marcus Jackson.

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Fire Damages Apartment Building on Spring Street

A fire at a Springfield apartment complex has displaced two people and caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

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Harvest Continues to Lag

Corn 59 percent harvested Soybeans 63 percent harvested

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Tuscola Is a Winner

$1.4B fertilizer plant

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Amazon Comes to Illinois

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Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner: I Want to Raise the Minimum Wage

Says Gov. Quinn has had six years to do it and failed

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It Could Be a Late Night Next Tuesday

AG Madigan: Don't touch early, absentee votes until after 7 p.m. election night

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Springfield Woman Held in DUI Deaths

She has a previous DUI conviction

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Sarah Delano Pavlik Enters Springfield Ward 7 Race

Another new face has emerged in the list of people running for Springfield City Council.

National Headlines

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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.

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

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More than 46 million Americans will travel over the long weekend — the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007.