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Judge: No Full Pay for State Employees During Impasse; State to Appeal

Judge Diane Joan Larsen ruled Comptroller Leslie Munger may pay only some workers who are covered under a federal law.

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Fed Judge: Keep Paying DCFS

A judge has ordered Illinois to keep funding child-protection services even though a budget isn't in place.

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Crop Conditions Generally OK

Damp conditions here and there

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Kirk: End Talks with Iran

Doubtful of a deal

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Special Election Is Today for 18th

Five primary candidates go for two final slots for Sept. 10

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Cameras and Microphones Could Be Used in Sangamon Co. Trial Coverage

There could be extended coverage of Sangamon County's court system coming to a radio or television near you.

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Manar: Rauner Has Changed During Budget Process

One local lawmaker says it's not the same Governor Bruce Rauner talking about the budget now as it was a few months ago.

New York premiere of 'Selma' at Ziegfeld Theater - Red carpet arrivals

Featuring: Aretha Franklin
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 14 Dec 2014
Credit: Ivan Nikolov/WENN.com

State Police, IDOT Give R-E-S-P-E-C-T — and H-E-L-P — to Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's spokesman says the Queen of Soul is grateful to the state of Illinois for its help when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago.

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Mel Reynolds No-Show for Arraignment

Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds has failed to appear at a scheduled arraignment to enter a plea on federal tax charges.

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Iowa Prisoner Used Pipes to Escape

Authorities say an Iowa inmate later caught in Henry County, Illinois managed to escape from one of the state's most secure cells by sneaking through the building's piping and onto the roof.

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Expert: Special Election More Important for GOP

Tuesday's special primary election in the 18th Congressional District comes down to two things.

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Illinois Agriculture Ready for Trade with Cuba

The Illinois Cuba Working Group is optimistic about the prospects for Illinois commodities getting into Cuba, as relations continue to thaw between that country and the U.S.

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ACLU Files Suit Over State Budget

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit asking for state funding of child-protective services to continue despite the lack of a state budget.

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U of I Looking at Budget Long-Term

The provost of the University of Illinois' flagship campus in Urbana-Champaign says a task force has been formed to plot a long-term financial course in light of continued state budget cuts.

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Freedom Short-lived for Iowa Escapee

Henry County deputies round him up

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Pekin and Louisville Sites Are Historic

Clay County Courthouse, mid-century retail plaza among honorees

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Another Return to Springfield for Lawmakers

Lang mocks "Turnaround Agenda" as "Turn Back Illinois Agenda"

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Fatal Crash in Cass County

Astoria woman killed near Shiloh Rd

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IEA President Reflects on 40 Years in Education

Cinda Klickna says forming relationships with your child's teacher is important.

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Despite Budget Deadlock, There Are Ways Out

A couple of options would break the budget stalemate for FY 2016.

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