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Saturday Shooting Victim Identified; Still in Critical Condition

A man shot in the face late Saturday night is still in critical condition.

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Rauner Proposes Ban on Outside Employment for Legislative Leaders; Leaders Aren’t Sold

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner doesn't want state legislative leaders to hold outside jobs

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Senator Manar Still Pushing Education Funding Reform

A proposal to change the formula that determines how public schools in Illinois are funded faces an uphill battle

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State Debuts “Delicious Destination” Designation

Nominate your favorite at state tourism web site

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Study Says Illinois Gets What It Pays For, Mostly, in Building Roads

It's pretty good, says professor, considering winter clime

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Rauner: Easing Up on Pot Might Be OK; Banning Assault Weapons Is Not

Specifics on Rauner's crime strategy lacking

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Durbin: Let’s Prevent Another Aurora from Happening

Perhaps people shouldn't be left alone

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International Buyers: Reverse Trade Mission To Illinois

International Buyers are coming to Illinois for a Grain Tour.

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Air Travel: Slow Recovery Following Attempted Sabotage In Chicago

Air travel is slowly getting back to normal following an attempted sabotage at a Chicago control center.

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Statewide Millennial Convention: Quinn, Rauner Make Their Case

Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner campaign to young voters.

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Coroner’s Inquest: Prosecutor Charged With Wife’s Murder

A former Illinois Prosecutor has pleaded not guilty in the death of his wife.

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Obama to Stump in Illinois for Quinn Re-Election This Week

Barack Obama will visit Illinois to help Pat Quinn's re-election campaign.

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New Allegations Against Burris Come Out in Trial

More allegations of wrong doing against former U.S. Senator Roland Burris.

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Kirk Says Fitzgerald Should Replace Holder

Mark Kirk believes Patrick Fitzgerald would be a good watchdog for the White House.

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

Quinn Gets Female Vote

Female politicians and womens groups in Illinois endorse Pat Quinn for re-election.

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Missing Springfield Woman Found in Athens

A woman reported missing Friday afternoon has been found.

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Stark Appears in Court; Bond Set at $500k

A Chatham man accused of disseminating roughly 14,000 pieces of child pornography has appeared in court

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Springfield Clinic Gives Back Through Philanthropy Campaign

The "Give75" campaign continues a celebration

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Route 66 Mother Road Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

Fans of the cars of days gone by are converging on Springfield this weekend for the International Route 66 Festival. It begins Friday evening.

National Headlines

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

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Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

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Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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U.S. manufacturing jobs data best since ’12

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Employment in America's manufacturing sector grew at its best pace since March 2012, a new report says.

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White House moves to deal with child migration issue

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Refugee processing centers in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala will try to deter unaccompanied minors from crossing the border on their own.