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Asst State’s Attorney Takes a Step Up
Asst State’s Attorney Takes a Step Up

Sangamon County Assistant State’s Attorney Matthew Mauer has been appointed as Associate Judge for the 7th Circuit Court.  He visited with Kirk Farah on the Morning Newswatch Friday to talk about what that means.

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Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants

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Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

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Advocates Fear Chaos After Rauner Home Health Care Ruling

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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.

Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.

23 mins ago in Local

Six People Charged in Champaign Murder

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Four are in custody after the woman was found in Clinton Lake.

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Crimestoppers Seeks Gun Stealers

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Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in solving a weekend robbery at a local business.

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Illinois Business Leaders to State of Illinois: Fund Earlier Learning When It Comes To STEM Jobs

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Illinois business leaders say the state should put more funding into earlier learning when it comes to work in science, technology, engineering, and math - or STEM - jobs.

16 hours ago in Local

Mayor Jim Langfelder: It Takes A City

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In his first State of the City address, Mayor Jim Langfelder says it takes a lot of people to make the city what it is.