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Downtown Springfield Inc. Upcoming Events
Downtown Springfield Inc. Upcoming Events

Victoria Ringer joins Cheri on the Weekend Newswatch to discuss Downtown Springfield Inc. upcoming events such as the Upper Story Tour, Pied Pier Architechtural Tour, and the Old Capitol Farmer’s Market.

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Extension Sought for Medical Marijuana Program

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Medical marijuana has gotten off to a slow start in Illinois, so one state lawmaker wants to push back the finish line.

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SEIU Rallies to Find Funding for Child Care Program

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The program's money is about to run out, part of the current fiscal year's budget problems.

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U of I Asks Court to Dismiss Professor’s Lawsuit

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University lawyers say Steven Salaita had no "binding contract''.

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U.S. Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has declined to resolve a contentious issue over whether Illinois' constitution strictly bars the reduction of retiree benefits.

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Deere & Co. Prepares for Largest Revenue Drop Ever

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Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent this fiscal year from 2014.

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Police Seek West Side Burglar/Burglars

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A block on Springfield's west side is being targeted by burglars.