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Million Dollar Antique Heist in Peoria

More than $1 million worth of jewelry and gems are missing.

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Illini Take Over Rantoul

Businesses in Rantoul are ready for the influx of University of Illinois football players.

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Report: Credit Rating Outweighs Driving Record in Figuring Insurance Rates

State Farm spokeswoman downplays Consumer Reports investigation

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Downstate to White House: Slow Down on Coal Regs

Forby, Bradley: this could exacerbate unemployment

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Political Reform portal unveiled

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More Than a Third of Providers Have Curtailed Services

United Way surveyed 400 providers

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DHFS, DHS: Medicaid Providers to be Paid Despite Budget Impasse

Officials in two Illinois agencies say they'll process payments to Medicaid providers despite the state budget impasse.

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Durbin Says U.S. Congressmen Won’t Intervene in Illinois’ Budget Impasse

Dick Durbin says Illinois' congressional delegation won't "ride to the rescue" to break the state's budget impasse.

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Suspect Kills Self After Carjacking, Bank Robbery

Suspect shot himself when confronted by officers.

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Mt. Zion Man Gets 45 Years in Wife’s Drowning Death

Chad Cutler was sentenced Friday in Macon County court.

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Decatur Man Charged with Armed Robbery, Murder

Indictment says victim was driver of the getaway car during the robbery.

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Crash Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital with Serious Injuries

Police originally treated the accident as a fatality though the motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries.

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Illinois Housing Agency Offers Federal Down Payment Help

Program offered in ten Illinois counties could help as many as 4000 would-be homeowners.

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New Law Will Help Locate Missing Alzheimer’s Patients

Silver Search Program will work like Amber Alerts.

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Owners Could Face Charges For Leaving Pets Outdoors

Governor Rauner signed bill in to law that would punish pet owners for failing to safeguard pets during extreme weather.

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First Year to Honor Ag Ambassadors at Illinois State Fair

The Brandt Family of will be the first honored this year.

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Difficult Week for the University of Illinois

Illegally withheld e-mails the latest in a recent string of troubles at the U of I.

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Few Details on Motorcycle Crash on Clear Lake Avenue Friday Night

Driver was uninjured; claims hit-and-run caused crash. Police still investigating.

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EPA Alleges Improper Asbestos Removal at Pillsbury Mills

The demolition of a long-vacant north end eyesore has been put on hold for a little longer.

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Illinois Democrats Not Sold on Joe Biden

Illinois Democrats may like Vice President Joe Biden, and may even like the idea of him jumping into the presidential race. Endorsing him is another matter.

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