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Durbin Expresses Conern Over U.S. Air Strikes in Iraq

Senator Durbin says history does not prove Iraq can be fixed.

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Public Weighs in on Jackson Street Corridor

Planners say some work could begin soon

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Sewer Repair to Begin Monday in Downtown Springfield

Sewer repair to begin Monday 8/11 between 9th and 11th streets along Monroe Street in Springfield.

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Durbin Targets Diploma Mills

Credit hours earned often worthless

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“Price is Right” Coming to Springfield

The show is slated for Monday November 17th at the Sangamon Auditorium.

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Frerichs Owes Champaign Co. $1,814

A candidate for Illinois treasurer is being asked to explain why he didn't pay more than $1,800 in back taxes and interest to the Illinois Department of Revenue.

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Quinn, Abraham Lincoln Open State Fair Under Gloomy Skies

The Illinois State Fair is underway.

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Illinois Banks Consider Concealed Carry Options

The concealed carry law in Illinois is several months old and banks are working to figure out if they will allow people to carry firearms when they come in.

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Altamont Girl Found Safe in Cornfield

A south-central Illinois 3-year-old has been found safe in a cornfield after a nearly three-hour search.

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Rauner Addresses Caymans, Government Shutdown

Greets supporters after parade is rained out

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State Fair Twilight Parade Canceled BUT Preview Night Still A Go

Potential for dangerous weather causes cancellation of Fair Parade

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Computer Prof: Protect Your PC and Your Phone

Millions, maybe billions of on-line accounts compromised

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Bel-Aire Resolution Passes Unanimously, Mayor Still Opposes

Springfield Aldermen sent a strong message they want the owners of the maligned Bel-Aire Motel slapped with chronic nuisance violations, but the mayor's administration isn't reciprocating.

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Court: Chicago Bears Owe $4.1 Million in Taxes

An Illinois appeals court says the Chicago Bears owe $4.1 million to Cook County in amusement taxes plus interest.

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Illinois Consumer Spending Up Dramatically

Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.

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Cayman Connection: Campaign Issue?

Economist: It's legal but hurts Illinois financially Rauner camp: Quinn does this, too

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Quadruple Fatal Fire Leads to Guilty Plea

Four kids died in southern Illinois

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Richland Is Ready

State issues commendation for emergency preparation

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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WATCH: The history of Labor Day

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While you take your three day weekend, remember those who struggled to get Friday and Saturday off.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Johnny JamBoogie

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If football doesn't workout, "Johnny Football" always has this to fall back on.

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Separatists say will allow ‘trapped’ Ukrainian forces to withdraw

A flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic is seen at the top of damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, August 28, 2014.

Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

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No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting

Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills, Arizona near the Nevada border, on August 25, 2014, in this still image taken from video courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.

No criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi.