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Ball Charter School gears up for its lottery.
Ball Charter School gears up for its lottery.

Principle Matt Fraas joins Joey McLaughlin to talk about the lottery process for getting kids into Ball Charter School for the upcoming year.

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City Council Again Hears About West Side Apartment Complex

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The Springfield City Council is getting an earful about a project approved in the waning weeks of the previous city council.

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Langfelder Names Economic Development Commission Members

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The city now has a seven-member commission in place to deal with economic development projects that are proposed, before they go to the city council for final approval.

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Tourism Booming in Springfield and Illinois, Despite “Elephant in the Room”

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Tourism remains one of the biggest industries in the state of Illinois, and it keeps getting bigger.

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Man Killed by Prostitute in W. Va. Could Have Ties to 2005 Divernon Case

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Neal Falls of Springfield, Oregon was killed earlier this month in Charleston, West Virginia when he tried to kill a woman he met online.

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Arrest Made in Sunday Shooting

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A man accused of shooting a Springfield man late Sunday night has turned himself in.

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House Votes to Cancel Legislator Pay Raises

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The pay-raise issue has become a flashpoint in the budget stalemate.