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Lower Fat Milk Is on the Diet for WIC

Kids under two still get two percent


Updated: Palos Plane Crash Kills Three

Report: Twin Beech headed from Midway to Kansas


Assault on Pregnant Woman and Sheriff’s Deputy: Boyfriend Arrested

A West Peoria man is in custody, charged with assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and a sheriff's deputy.


Cahokia: New Digs Turn Up European Interaction With Natives

Archeologists uncover new evidence of European and Native American Interaction at Cahokia.


“Shoptober”: Plenty of Produce Available At Farmers’ Markets

Although it's fall, there is still plenty of produce at local farmers' markets.

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U of I Dedicates New Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

$95 Million facility for Electrical and Computer Engineering on U of I campus.

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Video Gambling Overtakes Casino-Style Gambling in Illinois

One state lawmaker hopes to see expansion of video gambling in Illinois in the coming fiscal year.

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Quinn Spokesperson Criticizes Rauner Over Tax Return

Brooke Anderson raises questions about Bruce Rauner's tax returns.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner Releases Tax Return

Return shows Rauner paid $17 million in taxes for 2013


17th Congressional District Candidates Face Off

The candidates in the 17th Congressional District debate


Logan County Zoning Board Votes Against Coal Proposal

The Logan County Zoning Board of Appeals has voted not to recommend a proposal to rezone over 320 acres of farmland for coal waste storage.

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“Day of Action” Encourages Volunteerism

More than 500 provide free labor to area non-profits


Springfield Armed Robbery Ends in Quick Arrest

Gas station robbed at gunpoint

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Free Mammograms Available in October

Uninsured and underinsured women 40 and older eligible for free exams


Police Investigate Apparent Fatal Accident

Witness saw a woman walking in the road; police found her dead

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Rauner, Quinn Clash in Peoria

Two debates remain, both in Chicago


NRI Hearings Are Over … for Now

Republican co-chair: Neighborhood Recovery Initiative was a failure.


Case Continued in Child Porn Case

Case continued to later this month

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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting


Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

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Making headlines this week


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


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


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