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Shakman in Court Again

42 years later


Quinn: More about Rauner’s Taxes, Please

Rauner spokesman: "stunt"


GOP: Let’s Hear from Quinn on NRI

Quinn: I've done everything that's been asked


Aldermen Decry Potential NJPA Agreement

The City of Springfield once again wants to purchase something without getting local bids. Some aldermen are saying, here we go again.

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Sangamon County Honors Purple Heart Recipients

Board members unanimously passed a resolution making the county only the second in the state

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June Home Sales Sets Record

If you are trying to sell your home, you may have picked the right time


Manar Pushes for Non-Tax Hike Revenue Solutions

The Illinois legislature's spring session is over, the fiscal year is under way, but the work is far from finished.


State Retirees, So Far, Don’t See Benefit from Supreme Court Ruling

Retired state workers aren't seeing any immediate advantage from an Illinois Supreme Court ruling last week in their favor.

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Executive Mansion Roof Repairs Begin

Workers are patching eight leaks in the roof of the governor's mansion.


More Good News for Illinois Crops

Wheat benefits from dryness


Illini Basketball Will Be on the Move

State Farm Center will be under renovation for part of 2015-16 season


After Prison Closes, What Happens to Dwight?

Local official: Most have found new jobs


Doddy Is in Court for Two Killings

May have been injured in crash that ended his freedom


Kirk: Obama Should Do More for Community College Students

Whether "gainful employment" is a fair barometer


Subpoenas Are Serious, Says Pat Brady

Quinn testifying would be logical, says former Illinois GOP chair

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School District Taps New Security Chief

Retired cop to run security and safety programs


Rutherford Fires Three Administrators

The Associated Press has learned Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired three top administrators after an investigation by the treasurer's inspector general.


$11.6 Million for Illinois Towns Affected by 2013 Tornadoes

The state is providing $11.6 million to local governments to help cover their costs from the tornadoes last fall.

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10M American adults gained coverage under Obamacare


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Obama sends team to Texas to assess National Guard deployment


The President has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the border.