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Illinios Attorney General Files Brief in Supreme Court Gay Marriage Debate

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a "friend-of-the-court brief" related to the Supreme Court's review of anti-same-sex marriage laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Next Up for Budget Cuts: Park District Projects

Park district projects could fall thanks to Governor Rauner's budget cuts.

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“Ebertfest” Lineup Announced

The lineup for Champaign's "Ebertfest" has been announced.


Yet More Controversy for Rep. Aaron Schock

Business dealings between Schock, campaign contributors.

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Plans Progress for Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

There are some plans that can be confirmed, some inconveniences, and a rumor.


Shots Fired Call Thursday Morning in Springfield

Another shooting-related incident Thursday in Springfield.


Unemployment Drops in Illinois

Unemployment drops again.

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Public Universities Concerned Over Budget Cuts

Public universities concerned over the budget ax.

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Autism Group Wants State Funding Restored

The Autism Program in Illinois could lose millions.


Police Want Help in Solving Weekend Shooting

CrimeStoppers wants your help.


Historic Rehab Helps State

An Illinois Historic Preservation Agency effort to help private developers and others qualify for federal tax credits to rehab historic buildings is meaning big money for the state economy.

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Another Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Filed

The second lawsuit has been filed claiming Illinois didn’t follow its own rules when issuing medical marijuana cultivation permit.  White…


Man Gets Bigger Prison Sentence for Murder in Retrial

30-years the first time, 60-years the second.

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Parents of Mentally Ill Children Want State Help

Parents challenged to find a place for their mentally ill children met Illinois House members on a violence prevention task force.


Report: Most Illinoisans Aged 17-24 Unfit for Duty

Education, criminal records, physical condition

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Reaction Following Pension Reform Arguments

Optimism and pessimism following pension arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court


Pension Law Heard Before Illinois Supreme Court

Pension reform gets its day in court.

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Springfield Police Investigate 3rd Shooting This Week

Springfield Police are contending with their third shooting in three days.

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Langfelder Wants Changes at CWLP

Springfield Treasurer and Mayoral Candidate Jim Langfelder says he wants reforms at City Water, Light, and Power if elected next month.


Protesters Angry Over Proposed Budget Cuts

There was more than one big event in Springfield today.

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FBI: Shooting at NSA gate at Fort Meade not related to terrorism


Officials say two men, disguised as women, tried to ram the gates of Fort Meade, where the National Security Agency is housed.

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Girl, 4, boards bus for 3 a.m. snack run


Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.

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Pentagon chief mulls easing military enlistment standards


Military officials are considering adjusting some of the requirements for certain jobs, such as those involving cyber or high-tech expertise.

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National parks call on Americans to ‘Find Your Park’


A new ad campaign aims to introduce a new, more diverse generation of millennials and children to the national parks system.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, March 30


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.