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Statue of Richard Pryor Finally to Stand in Peoria

Objections to Pryor's personal failings put the project on hold.

Senior Care

Advocates for Illinois’ Elderly Speak Out Against Cuts to Senior Programs

Proponents of funding for seniors programs say they want to be in their own homes.

3-12-15 Lincoln Funeral

Springfield Streets Closed On and Off this Weekend for Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

Streets will open an close as phases of the reenactment begin and end.

3-9-15 Durbin

Durbin to FDA: Regulate E-Cigarettes Now

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes with teenagers has U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin calling for stricter regulations.

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Tyree Sentenced to Seven Years for Sexual Misconduct with Student

A former Lanphier High School teacher has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student nearly three years ago.

5-1-15 Sherman Clinic Groundbreaking

Ground Broken on Springfield Clinic Expansion in Sherman

Springfield Clinic's Sherman location is expanding.

Rep Tim Butler

Butler Pleased Grant Funding is Restored

Rep. Tim Butler says he is already hearing from happy providers like The Autism Program.

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Coal Industry Has Friends in Downstate Lawmakers’ Proposal

A group of at least ten downstate Illinois lawmakers wants the state's coal industry propped up.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Rauner Signs Bill to Allow Obama, Lucas Museums

Gov. Bruce Rauner will endorse a measure paving the way for Chicago to use park land for Barack Obama's presidential library and film producer George Lucas' museum.

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Menard Co. Police Look for Tips on Bar Burglar

Police in Menard County are looking for help figuring out who broke into a bar in Greenview

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AT&T Wants to Shed 81-Year-Old Regulations

Business coalition: Other states modernize, why not Illinois?

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Sheriff Remembers Officer Who Passed Away

He was a good person to have around, and who loved people.

Aaron Shock

Where is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit Lawyer Doesn’t Know

An attorney for a campaign donor suing the former Illinois congressman has told a federal judge he can't locate Schock.

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Fire Damages North End Springfield Home

No one was hurt but a vacant home was damaged on Springfield's north end Thursday afternoon.

4-30-15 Mike Houston

Houston Touts Accomplishments in Final State of the City Address

Springfield's outgoing Mayor Mike Houston says he's leaving the city better than he found it four years ago.

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Rauner Admin. to Restore $26 Million in Grant Cuts

Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says an unexpected windfall of revenue from income tax receipts can be thanked.

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Bill Allowing Schools to Share Mental Health Info Advances

Legislation that would allow mental health information of college students to be shared with parents is being considered by the Illinois Senate.

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Sangamon Co. Sergeant Dead After Downtown Car Crash

A sergeant with the Sangamon County Sheriff's Department has died after an accident in downtown Springfield early Thursday morning.

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Not Enough Science in Illinois, Says US DOE

ISBE to work something out for upcoming school year

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