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Opponents Upset Chief Illiniwek Merchandise Still Available Online

Assistant Athletic Director Marty Kaufmann says the items are available because there wasn't "any edict to wipe all history or tradition from our books."

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Lisa Madigan Calls for More Compassion Towards Victims of Sex Crimes

The state's Attorney General says a shift in attitude toward victims of rape, sexual assault, and other such crimes will lead toward more of these crimes being reported.

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Arrest Made in the Murder of a Former Pleasant Plains Woman

One suspect is in jail and another is being sought in the murder of a former Springfield area woman.

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Alleged Improprieties Force Out Two Parole Board Members

Two members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board have been removed in the wake of published reports of erroneous filings with the state and the federal government.


Rauner Addresses Concerns of State’s University Presidents

The Governor was in Urbana Friday to address the concerns of nine presidents over universities in Illinois.


State Rep. Avery Bourne to Run for Full Term

State Rep. Avery Bourne to run for election.

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United Way’s “Days of Action” This Weekend

The United Way of Central Illinois is holding the annual Fall Days of Action.

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Former Gov. Quinn Appears in Champaign

"One day a peacock, the next day a feather duster."


Coal Energy Not a Problem in Springfield, Is a Problem Elsewhere in IL

Two areas of Illinois have gotten the Pollution Control Board's attention.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner: Budget Impasse Could Be Awhile

Rauner says the standoff over a state budget "could go on for a while."

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Tribune: “EDGE” Tax Breaks Don’t Work

Many businesses broke promises on jobs.


Bloomington Brothers Get Long Sentences

Teenagers convicted of armed robbery

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Dwight Fire Dept Gets a Boost

Staff will double

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Eagle, Shot Last Year, Is Dead

Illness likely, officials say


Mumps Hits Another Campus

Northern Illinois University joins Eastern, UIUC.

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

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“Trump’s a Goof,” Says Former IL GOP Head

Pat Brady predicts Trump will be long gone from the race by Illinois primary day


Police Union to Rauner: Budget Now

Public pressure from FOP


Police Investigate East Side Shots Fired Call

Police are investigating a late afternoon shooting on Springfield's east side.

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Town and Country Bank to Merge with Premier Bank of Jacksonville

Two locally-owned and operated banks are merging, and while executives say they will get bigger, they won't get too big.

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