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Police Want Help Solving West White Oaks Armed Robbery

Springfield Police still need help solving an armed robbery that happened more than two months ago.


Downtown Springfield Power Outage Affects Hundreds

City Water Light and Power says an outage affected nearly a thousand customers in or near the downtown area.


Should They Call It the IH$A?

Windfall reported for departing leader

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Pekin People Carp about Carp

UI study: good for food and fertilizer. Pekin: forget it

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Iran’s Nuclear Negotiations Are Complicated

Do we need a rocket scientist?

6-10-15 Law Enforcement Torch Run

Torch Run Stops at Capitol

It was a good day for a run Wednesday, if you're looking to be a part of the State Police, or if you're taking part in the Special Olympics.


Sangamon County Praised for Flood Plain Management

Sangamon County residents needing flood insurance should be able to get it cheaper now.


Police Minority Applications Improve

Those looking for more minorities on the Springfield Police force may just get them.


Illinois Comptroller: No Budget, No Payments

State Comptroller Leslie G. Munger says some things will be paid.

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Authorities Search for Missing Tuber, Presumed Dead

Authorities in the Pekin area say they're looking for the body of a man who disappeared while tubing on the Mackinaw River.


Ford to Stop Making Lincoln Sedan in Chicago

Ford says its Chicago assembly plant will stop making the Lincoln MKS full-sized Sedan next year.

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U of I Wants Faculty to Weigh in on Med School Name

The University of Illinois already has a name for its new medical school in Urbana, but now it's wanting its faculty to weigh in.


Company Creates Grain Bin Rescue Equipment

Eastland Fabrication in Lanark says they've been working on the "Great Wall of Rescue" since 2010

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Your “Corrupt” “Extreme” Leaders in Action

Dueling news conferences for Rauner, Madigan

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County Board Approves Andy Goleman as County Auditor

Andy Goleman replaces Paul Palazzolo.

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Funding Request for UIS Student Housing Project May Be Dead

The Springfield City Council is continuing to hold up a project backed by the University of Illinois-Springfield to build graduate student housing downtown.


Senate Hears Plenty about Taxes; Rauner and Madigan Get Their Say, Too

Guv accuses Speaker of profiting from property taxes

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Benedictine University Selects New President

A New York native and former Midwesterner will replace the longtime president of Benedictine University.


Dem. Property Tax Freeze Fails, GOP Votes Present

House Democrats are endorsing a property tax freeze -- one of the issues on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's agenda.


Purvis Faces Lawmakers

Beth Purvis, Illinois’ secretary of education, was in a committee room Tuesday afternoon.

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Iranian nuclear talks extended


Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal.

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Election 2016: You’ve got mail


Inboxes are overflowing as political candidates amp up email appeals for cash.

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Few signs of market panic as Greece nears default


Eurozone stocks, low-rated bonds, and the euro weakened as Greece looked set to default on repayments and plunge deeper into financial crisis.

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Obama plans to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers


Nearly 5 million more workers could be eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch almost every sector of the economy and could face legal challenges.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 30


Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CRUNCH TIME…