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Voters Will Have Say In Birth Control Requirement

Voters will have a chance to answer referendum on whether Illinois health insurance plans would require birth control as prescription drug coverage.

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Last-Minute Stumping: Candidates Take To The Trail Over The Weekend

Candidates use the last weekend before the election to hit the campaign trail hard.

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Voting Booth No-No: Selfie’s Can Be A Felony

Leave your cell phone in your pocket in the voting booth.


U of I Building New Feed Complex

The $13.3 million complex will receive several million dollars from the State of Illinois.

Photo courtesy of the Decatur Herald & Review

Lake Decatur Dredging Project Begins

$91M dredging project begins on Lake Decatur

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Change the Clocks and the Batteries Tonight

Firefighters recommend you change your smoke and CO detector batteries along with your clocks tonight.

Photo courtesy of rebootillinois.com

Candidates for U.S. Senate Clash on Travel Ban

Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis disagree on proposed travel restrictions from those nations hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak.

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Ben U Student Airs Concerns Following Private Forum

The questions surrounding Benedictine University's decision to cancel undergraduate programs at its Springfield campus continue.


Springfield Clinic’s “GIVE75″ Campaign Continues

Springfield Clinic is celebrating its 75th birthday but the company is giving the presents instead of receiving


Bar Assoc. Offers Help Voting for Judges

How do you know how to vote for judges? The Illinois State Bar Association has some help.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauners Say Bruce and Quinn Agree on Social Issues

Speaking to a coalition of women supporting her husband’s campaign, Diana Rauner said Gov. Pat Quinn has tried to take the focus off jobs and the economy.


Springfield Man Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

A Springfield man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for bankruptcy fraud.


Three Killed in Vandalia When Train, SUV Collide

Coroner Bruce Bowen said late Thursday the victims were an adult female and two children, a boy and a girl.

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

UI Labs: Who Gets the Credit?

Rauner: "The idea was mine." Quinn spokeswoman: Arrogant.


Benedictine University Holds Q/A For Soon-to-be Former Students

University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students

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Illini Basketball Coming to Springfield’s PCCC in 2015

The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.


Minimum Wage Hike Supporters Take Credit for Early Voting Spike

Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.


Iles School Locked Down Due To 14th Street Shooting

Iles School was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting involving multiple people.

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Does your state have a ‘miserable’ Thanksgiving?


If you live in Ohio, Iowa, or Maine, your Thanksgiving might be more 'fight' than 'festive.'

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Obama seeks to build Congress support for immigration reform


The changes could allow as many as 5 million undocumented people to come out of the shadows and into American society.

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Minivan crash tests: Toyota tops, Nissan, Dodge poor


Four of the top-selling models were crash tested and only one faired well.

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Lawmakers want auto workers to report faulty parts


Senators plan to introduce legislation to encourage employees to report information on faulty parts to federal authorities.

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3 shot in Florida State library


Three students were shot when a gunman opened fire on campus early on Thursday.