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Findings in Taylorville Skydiving Plane Crash

Too slow; wrongly set flaps


Quinn Campaign Questions Rauner’s Cayman Connection

Rauner's camp says investment strategy has not affected personal tax bill

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Money Problems Force Cut Back In Historic Sites Hours

Several sites in Springfield to be affected

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State Rep Pleads Down

Future in Illinois General Assembly unclear

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Survey Shows Most in Sangamon County Like Where They Live

A survey conducted by UIS for the Springfield Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission finds most area residents like their neighborhoods with one big exception


Tyree Trial Continued Again

The trial of a former Lanphier High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has been continued again.


Jobe Will Call Chronic Nuisance Resolution, Despite Disagreement with City

Jobe is still moving forward with a measure encouraging the city to use it to start shutting down the Bel Aire Motel.

Gene Callahan

Long-Time Springfield Political Figure Dead

Aide to some of the top Illinois officials

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Who’s Best for Illinois’ Budget?

Quinn: Rauner can't balance it Rauner: Quinn's a big taxer

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Which Fair Food Will Reign?

Vendor contest is a new thing this year


Heavy Truck Traffic Threatens Route 66

Elwood police chief says rigs shortcut through town


Rauner Says Cayman Criticism Is “Political Spin”

GOP gubernatorial hopeful says putting assets in Caribbean did not affect his tax bill


Nobody Hurt in Emergency Landing

Logan County road becomes landing strip


Redneck Fishing Tournament Again Draws Hundreds

People from across the country travel to tiny village of Bath

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Governor Pat Quinn Signs Puppy Mill Law

Three third graders inspire new law aimed at puppy mills.

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Rauner: Quinn Makes Poor Choice Of Ag Director

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner criticizes Governor Quinn for choice of Agriculture Director


State Commodity Board Winners

Illinois' State Commodity Boards announce election winners.


Man Accused Of Strangling Roommate Over Chips Ahoy Cookies

A man is accused of attempting to kill his female roommate for eating Chips Ahoy cookies for breakfast.

Jim Langfelder

Langfelder Announces Candidacy for Springfield Mayor

Jim Langfelder has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Springfield.

National Headlines

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Hospital to discharge American doctor treated for Ebola


A U.S. doctor who contracted Ebola has recovered after being treated with an experimental drug.

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U.S. military mission failed to rescue journalist Foley


Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.

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Calm holds in Missouri after grand jury opens shooting investigation


Small crowds staged peaceful protests late on Wednesday, the calmest night since riots erupted over a racially-charged killing.

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Online video stars mobilize for net neutrality


Online personalities are advocating for equal treatment of Internet traffic.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Barely Legal Pawn’


WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.