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Taste of Springfield
Taste of Springfield

Dowtown Springfield Inc Director of Promotions Ann Frescura joints WTAX Weekend Newswatch Host Cheri Ballinger to discuss all the highlights of the annual Taste of Springfield festival coming July 11th and 12th.

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Outbreak of Mumps Affecting Mostly U of I C-U Campus Students

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Sixty people in the Champaign-Urbana have been reported since April as having the mumps -- most of which are from University of Illinois students.

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Weekend Springfield Fires Displace At Least 15

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Two fires displaced at least 15 Springfield residents over the weekend.

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Teens Arrested for Shooting

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A Springfield teenager is behind bars for what police suspect was a drive-by shooting Sunday night.

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Education Superintendent: Don’t Judge Me on My Salary

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Tony Smith has a $225,000 salary.

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Durbin: Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

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Efforts to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood are misguided, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).

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New ISBE Superintendent’s Salary Questioned

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Depending on your view, lawmakers are either diligently protecting the public's dimes or they're browbeating the new administration's appointees.