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Springfield Micro-Lending Fund Gives $120K in 1st 2 months

The city of Springfield’s new micro-lending program has given out a total of $120,000 in loans to small business owners…

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U of I Business Incubator has NSF Grants for Female and Minority Entrepreneurs

The people trying to turn ideas into commerce at the University of Illinois have a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in a program called AWARE.

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SAA Hopes to Restore Lincoln-Era Piano with Crowdfunding Help

A crowdfunding campaign hopes to raise the final $7,500 needed to bring a possibly 180-year piano back to playable condition.


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Anne Hathaway expecting first child

The Oscar winner is expecting her first child, according to reports.


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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos

Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.


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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting

Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.

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Lawyers for Schock Say Documents Handed Over to Prosecutors

Attorneys for former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock say they have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on documents currently under review by a federal judge.

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Senate Democratic Candidates Seek Backing From Big Names

Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.


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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home

Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.

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Wanted: Historic Farmhouses in Sangamon County

Do you own a pre-1860's farmhouse?


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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping

America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.


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Rauner on Refugees: “Take a Deep Breath”

Refugee-resettlement groups say Rauner has no authority to stop incoming Syrians.

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Attorneys: Schock Has Complied with Subpoenas

Schock's attorneys: our client has done his job.

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Madigan Encourages Online Safety During Holidays

Tips and guidelines for managing your child’s internet use are a major focus in this year’s Safe Shopping Guide.

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Supreme Court Will Hear Dispute Over Tax Break

The high court will review an appellate decision that struck down Elliott Aviation's tax break.


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SPD Squad Car Involved in Crash

A man ran a red light and struck a squad car.


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The weekend sports schedule

From the Associated Press, here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events. All times are listed in…


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WATCH: Holiday parodies of the year’s biggest hits

From "Bad Blood" and "Watch Me," to "Uptown Funk," here are the year's hottest songs made fit for the holidays.

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Anne Hathaway expecting first child


The Oscar winner is expecting her first child, according to reports.

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Eagles confirm musical plans


The veteran rockers are pressing ahead with plans for a Broadway musical centered around their iconic song "Hotel California."