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13 hours ago in Local

Illinois Business Leaders to State of Illinois: Fund Earlier Learning When It Comes To STEM Jobs

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Illinois business leaders say the state should put more funding into earlier learning when it comes to work in science, technology, engineering, and math - or STEM - jobs.

14 hours ago in Local

Mayor Jim Langfelder: It Takes A City

City of Springfield

In his first State of the City address, Mayor Jim Langfelder says it takes a lot of people to make the city what it is.

19 hours ago in Local, Sports

Basketball Star Gives Back to Peoria School

Shaun Livingston
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's 22nd Annual Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Century City, California - 03.06.07

Featuring: Shaun Livingston
Where: United States
When: 03 Jun 2007
Credit: Rachel Worth / WENN

A Peoria school has received a big fundraising boost from former student and professional basketball player Shaun Livingston.

19 hours ago in Local

Mumps Outbreak at EIU

Eastern Illinois University

An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.

23 hours ago in Local

“Earth Week” Marked at UIS

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In honor of Earth Day last week, the University of Illinois Springfield had "Earth Week" this week.

23 hours ago in Local

Man Turns Self in After Traffic Stop Injuring Cop

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A Springfield man has turned himself in after allegedly hitting a police officer with his car Saturday night.