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3 weeks ago

Hoops Heaven Here

The City Tournament is as much a part of our town as the horseshoe

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3 weeks ago

Fire Destroys E. Allen St. Home

2-story duplex at 104 E. Allen caused a roof collapse.

Chicago Public Schools

3 weeks ago

Plenty of Talk about CPS’ Problems

Governor cautions against "inflammatory rhetoric" and "spin"

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3 weeks ago

Man Caught by Police Dog After Tussle in Snow

A Springfield man faces seven felony charges after leading police on a chase following a reported shooting incident early Wednesday.

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3 weeks ago

Man Accused of Cleaners Robbery Arrested

It took some time, but Springfield Police have found the man they say held up a dry cleaners back on December 28th.

1-19-16 Springfield City Council

4 weeks ago

Public Works and a Garage Subject of First Budget Workshop

There's one area of the city's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year that's so far generating plenty of discussion among aldermen.

1-20-16 Comcast Internet Essentials

4 weeks ago

Comcast Internet Initiative Helps Springfield Youth

Cable TV and internet provider Comcast is making sure some of Springfield's less fortunate access have free access to the internet, and low-cost access to computers capable of being on the internet.

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4 weeks ago

What is Zika Virus?

The Illinois Department of Public Health wants the public to know the risks of contracting the Zika Virus while traveling abroad.

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4 weeks ago

U of I Proposes Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen is recommending that trustees freeze tuition for a second straight year for instate freshmen.

Chicago Public Schools

4 weeks ago

Rauner Admin. Blasts Chicago State U.

A member of Gov. Bruce Rauner's staff is criticizing Chicago State University's appeals for financial help amid Illinois' budget stalemate.

12-3-15 Rauner

4 weeks ago

Rauner: If Illinois Weren’t Such a Failure, It May Have Attracted GE

General Electric picks Massachusetts in leaving Connecticut

12-1-15 Rahm Emanuel

4 weeks ago

Rahm: “No Thank You” to State Takeover of Chicago Public Schools

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is "100 percent opposed"

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4 weeks ago

Vietnam Soldier Remains Return to IL

Pfc. Kenneth Leroy Cunningham's remains returned Tuesday.

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4 weeks ago

What to Do About Historic Trees in Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill has arborvitae trees -- and they're old.

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4 weeks ago

Economic Development Helps All, Says 186 Chief

Tax increment financing carries all boats, Gill says of Langfelder-backed strategy

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4 weeks ago

Man Arrested for Pawnee Murder

A Pawnee man is facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend multiple times late Monday night.

5-19-15 Springfield City Council

4 weeks ago

City Council Rejects Y Block Consultant

Aldermen reject using Stantec, want to go back to original RFP's.

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4 weeks ago

School Funding Woes Aired in Taylorville

Superintendent: We are a proud community which only spends $7K per student

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4 weeks ago

PGA Tour’s Web.com Tour Coming to Springfield

The PGA Tour has announced that the Web.com tour will be making a stop in Springfield this Summer.

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4 weeks ago

Bond Sale Nets Less Money for Illinois

A University of Illinois analysis says the state received about $53 million less in a recent bond sale than it could have because of Illinois' poor financial shape.

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