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A Brief History of Tax Day
A Brief History of Tax Day

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much” series of history books, joined CBS News to take a closer look at the origins and complexity of America’s tax system.

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Illinois Coal a Hot Commodity Worldwide

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Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S.

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Downtown Taylorville Building Partially Collapses

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A downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.

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Cameras Could Appear in Sangamon County Courtrooms

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Half a dozen central Illinois counties could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court.

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U of I Research: Stem Cells Could Repair Exercised Muscles

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Stem cell research could lead to repairs to muscles damaged by vigorous exercise.

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Quinn Agrees to Live on Minimum Wage Salary

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure.

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Belleville Man Drowns in Pond

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St. Clair County police say a man has drowned in a pond following what appears to be a wheelchair or scooter accident.