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108,000 Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Rebates

The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds.

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Mine Simulator Under Construction in Harrisburg

Coal mining is still a big deal in Illinois, and Terry Bruce says there's really no end in sight.

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Quinn Signs Flood Fighting Measure

A newly signed law is aimed at fighting the effects of flooding around Illinois.

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Guilty Plea in Drug Induced Homicide

Springfield man faces 30 years in drug death

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S&P Revises Illinois Outlook Downward

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse.

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Grandstand Roof Repairs Won’t Be Finished by Fair Time

Repairs to the state fair grandstand's roof won't be finished by the time the fair begins.

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“No Sign of Homicide” in Female Body Found in Rochester

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards hopes the mystery of a woman's skeleton found in Rochester over the weekend could be solved soon.

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Phelps: Illinois Concealed Carry Rules “Too Complicated”

A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.

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Changes Are Coming to Deer Hunting Rules

Late-winter antlerless loses some counteis, including Sangamon

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Second Thoughts about Landfill Approval

Toxic waste is an issue

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$1 Billion for Road Construction

First big capital bill since Illinois Jobs Now! expired

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High Poverty, Lower Mortality Rate Highlight Kids Count Report

The state is helping a little, Voices for Illinois Children says.

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American aid workers released from hospital, cleared of Ebola

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Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.

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National Guard withdraws from Missouri

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Tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.

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Brace yourself: ‘Farmer’s Almanac’ calls for cold winter

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The almanac predicts a "super-cold" winter in two-thirds of the country.

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U.S. military mission failed to rescue journalist Foley

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Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.

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Online video stars mobilize for net neutrality

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Online personalities are advocating for equal treatment of Internet traffic.