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2006 Tornadoes – Looking Back
2006 Tornadoes – Looking Back

It was 8 years ago today that the sun rose on the damage created by two twisters that slammed into Springfield.  Joey talks with David Butt from the Sangamon County Office of Emergency Management about that day.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

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6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

6-29-15 Blood Center

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

David Gerlach Lincoln College

The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

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Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.

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Rauner to State Workers: You Will Get Paid

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.

State employees will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.

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Legislature to Address “Shutdown”

Budget Cuts

The session is expected to include prisons, personnel, child protection, welfare, transportation, and unemployment agencies.