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C-SPAN Bus Visits Springfield
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Rauner: Quinn Needs Patronage

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner wants everyone hired under patronage rules at the Illinois Department of Transportation, but given non-patronage, work to be fired.

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Medical Examiner: Bel-Aire Owner Likely Died of Natural Causes

BEL-AIRE

The owner of Springfield's Bel-Aire motel likely died of natural causes.

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Nearly 150 People Treated for Carbon Monoxide Exposure at North Mac Intermediate School

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Anywhere from 65 to 100 North Mac Middle School students were sent to Springfield hospitals Monday following a carbon monoxide leak.

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Oak Ridge Cemetery Restoring Abe Lincoln’s Vault

Lincoln's_Tomb

A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body after his 1865 funeral in Springfield is set to be restored, state officials said.

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Lifeline Connects People

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4 percent of Illinoisans have no phone

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Micro-government Is a Popular Target

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But people like local control!