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Home Sales Stagnant, Prices Up

Fall slow down in housing market

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Former President Visits Central Illinois

Carter says he still has plenty to offer the world

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U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth Retires from Military

Duckworth was commissioned with the Army Reserves in 1992 and joined the Illinois Army National Guard in 1996.

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No Vote on Fracking Rules Until November

It's grappling with how to ensure regulations are fair to industry while protecting the environment.

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Illinois Supreme Court Expands Electronic Filing

The Illinois Supreme Court has said it will start giving courts a chance to electronically file criminal and traffic case documents.

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No Ebola Concerns at Central Illinois Community Blood Center

There are steps in place to ensure Ebola doesn't spread in central Illinois through a, perhaps, unusual method.

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Candidates Tout Vets Credentials

Each says he has a coalition

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Activists Target Springfield’s Catholic Community

Organization says local bishop not inclusive despite Vatican's missive

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Woman Found Dead Near Cook & Dirksen Identified

Springfield Police are still trying to figure out how a woman ended up dead near a busy intersection.

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Callis Says GOP Budget “All Wrong”

Callis in Springfield. Not worried about lack of DCCC support

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Lottery Game Benefits Breast Cancer Research

October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Is Columbus Day Passe?

Some don't know why the country marks this day

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Rauner Says Prisons Should Be Improved

Rauner says prison is unsafe for inmates, employees

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Should AG’s Office Be a Corruption-buster?

Madigan: Not top priority Schimpf: It should be

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Oberweis: Term Limits Are Good for POTUS, Why Not Everyone Else?

Calls for twelve years for members of Congress

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Lower Fat Milk Is on the Diet for WIC

Kids under two still get two percent

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Updated: Palos Plane Crash Kills Three

Report: Twin Beech headed from Midway to Kansas

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

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Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

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U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.