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Vietnam Soldier Remains Return to IL

Pfc. Kenneth Leroy Cunningham's remains returned Tuesday.

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3 weeks ago

What to Do About Historic Trees in Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill has arborvitae trees -- and they're old.

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Economic Development Helps All, Says 186 Chief

Tax increment financing carries all boats, Gill says of Langfelder-backed strategy

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Man Arrested for Pawnee Murder

A Pawnee man is facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend multiple times late Monday night.

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3 weeks ago

City Council Rejects Y Block Consultant

Aldermen reject using Stantec, want to go back to original RFP's.

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School Funding Woes Aired in Taylorville

Superintendent: We are a proud community which only spends $7K per student

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PGA Tour’s Web.com Tour Coming to Springfield

The PGA Tour has announced that the Web.com tour will be making a stop in Springfield this Summer.

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Bond Sale Nets Less Money for Illinois

A University of Illinois analysis says the state received about $53 million less in a recent bond sale than it could have because of Illinois' poor financial shape.

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Man Gets Prison for Threats Against SIU

Derrick Dawon Burns was sentenced in federal court.

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Lights Out at the Capitol?

Bill would end $10M embarrassment over electricity, water at the Capitol and elsewhere in Springfield

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3 weeks ago

Fire Damages SOS Dirksen Facility

Operations are expected to return to normal Wednesday at the Springfield headquarters for the Illinois Secretary of State.

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3 weeks ago

Another Auction of Crundwell’s Goods

The U.S. Marshal's Service is selling off fur vests, horsemanship jackets, belt buckles and other property that one belonged to a former comptroller now imprisoned for stealing nearly $54 million from a northern Illinois city.

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3 weeks ago

Soldiers in the Fight against Cancer

This relates to the State of the Union address

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3 weeks ago

Come On, Get Healthy!

ISBE superintendent announces initiative

1-18-16 MLK Day 1

3 weeks ago

Supporters March in Springfield for MLK

They were marching to bring attention to their causes, but also for the person that might have first brought attention to their causes.

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3 weeks ago

Chicago, St. Louis Observe MLK Day

Observers from St. Louis to Chicago are marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events, demonstrations and commemorations.

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3 weeks ago

Elections Officials Could Take Up Case of 3 Illinois Judges

An election official has recommended three St. Clair County judges who opted to run for election instead of retention should stay on the ballot.

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3 weeks ago

AED’s Could Arrive At Libraries with Proposed Law

Whether or not reading books is on the rise, the local public library is bound to be a busy place.

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3 weeks ago

Woman Arrested for Stabbing Boyfriend

A Springfield woman is accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during a dispute Sunday morning.

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

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Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

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Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

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About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

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Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

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In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

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Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.