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Police Seek Tips on Gabatoni’s Armed Robbery

Springfield Police are looking for four men they say robbed a man behind Gabatoni's on Laurel.


Durbin Previews Tonight’s Speech

Don't expect ground troops, he says

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UI Affirms Decision to Rescind Job Offer

Professor accused of being an anti-Semitic Tweeter


CWLP in Bad Financial Shape; Several Revenue Sources Discussed

City Water Light and Power is on its way to another technical default due in part to an unusually cool summer.


Former Southeast HS Bookkeeper Sentenced to 4 Years for Theft

Amy Day, 44, started working at Southeast in July 2011, and was arrested last October.


Slaughterhouse Plans Raise Concerns

Long vacant property could finally get a tenant

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UIS Boasts Record Fall Enrollment

The University of Illinois Springfield set an enrollment record this fall.

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Wabash Ave. Fire Sends Oil into Storm Sewers; Oil Now in Washington Park

An extra alarm fire that heavily damaged a Jerome auto repair shop is out, but the trouble isn't over.

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Feisty Governor’s Race On Display at Ed. Board Meeting

The tone during the nearly 90-minute debate-style meeting before the Chicago Tribune's editorial board was a clear sign the gloves are off.


Man Killed in Monday I-55 Crash Identified

The man killed in a crash on southbound I-55 yesterday has been identified.

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An Eye Inside Nursing Homes Can’t Hurt, Can It?

AG Madigan supports surveillance


Let the Harvest Begin!

USDA crop report shows corn, soybeans a little behind average


Brain Power for Kidzeum

$50,000 from Springfield Clinic neurologists


Rauner Promises to Improve K-12 Education

Plan is short on specifics


Virus Not Prevalent in Central Illinois, Yet

Springfield hospitals not yet seeing cases


Another Name on the Ballot Next Spring

Another familiar name will be on next April's ballot


Jacksonville Teen Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder

Prosecutors announced the teen will be tried as a juvenile.


Accident on I-55 South Snarls Traffic

A single car accident briefly snarled traffic on I-55 just south of the 6th Street split just after 3:00 Monday afternoon.

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U.S., Arab allies launch first strikes in Syria


The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.

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CDC: Ebola cases could hit 1.4M by early next year


Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.

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Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in prison


A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov


The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.

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Allies join U.S. in fight against Islamic State


Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar had participated in or supported the strikes against Islamic State targets.