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How healthy are the residents of Sangamon county?
How healthy are the residents of Sangamon county?

Joey talks with Dr. David Steward, from the SIU School of Medicine’s Office of Community Health and Service about Sangamon County ranking as one of the unhealthiest counties in the state.

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Survey: Teachers Still Spend Plenty of Money Out of Pocket

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A new study by Horace Mann insurance suggests teachers spend a lot of their own money on supplies for their classrooms.

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UIS-Led Survey Examines Issues for Transgendered People

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A national survey conducted by the University of Illinois-Springfield shows positive attitudes towards the rights of transgendered people.

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Lawmaker: Cut Tax Breaks, Close DCEO

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State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.

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Combination-Locked Pill Bottles Now Law

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Illinois is the first state providing for a combination lock on a prescription pill bottle.

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Moody’s Issues Warning About State Credit Rating

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Moody's: reach a budget agreement by late September.

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Forensic Scientist from Riverton Wins Top State Police Honor

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Kimberly Kunkler of Riverton works in the "trace" section of the Illinois State Police Forensic Science Laboratory.