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Illinois Air Force Fugitive Found in Nevada

An Air Force officer who went missing before a court-martial trial in Illinois has been found in Nevada.

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IHSA Names New Executive Director

The Illinois High School Association has named a new Executive Director.

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Statewide Science Fair Coming to Decatur

Decatur will be the host of a statewide science fair next year.

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Corn and Soybeans Approach the Good Ol’ Summertime

Three quarters are in good to excellent condition

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City Population Growth Is Expected to Slow

2015-2040 growth expected to fall short of that in other midsize Illinois cities

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Huerta Is Ready to Go

New community relations director embraces career change

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DC-based Defense Attorney Named to Defend Hastert

Hastert is expected to step before U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin on Tuesday and enter a plea.

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Durbin Wants Police to Be Required to Trace Guns

The number of Illinois police departments that trace guns used in crimes is on the rise.

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Man Formally Charged in Fatal Wal-Mart Parking Lot Accident

Antione Willis, 31, faces three separate counts of Aggravated DUI.

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Air Force Looking for Sergeant Subject to Court-Martial

The Air Force says a Sergeant who was about to be on trial for sexual misconduct charges is missing.

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Four Springfield Intersections Undergo Stop Sign Experiment Starting Tuesday

The first of a dozen different intersections in Springfield that are going on a trial basis from having traffic lights to stop signs takes effect Tuesday.

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Manar: Now’s the Time to Talk Budget Cuts, Property Tax Freeze

State Senator Andy Manar says lawmakers did their part in sending Governor Bruce Rauner a budget.

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Little, Mitchell Trials Continued

It will be at least another few weeks before two major Springfield trials get underway.

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IHSA Director Gets $73k Raise — Retirement Pending

Documents show IHSA executive director Marty Hickman's compensation grew by more than $73,000 to $372,293 for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Peoria Teen Swept Away in Flooding Found Alive

Peoria police say a teenager has been found alive and safe after being swept away in a creek swollen by heavy rains.

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Durbin Plays Defense

The President may veto the money. The Senate may override the veto.

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Clean Power Gets a Boost

Scientists praise Illinois' progress

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New President Sees a More Efficient U of I

Multi-year budget proposed

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Illinois Farmers Back Trade Proposals

IFB chief pleads for Yes votes from House delegation

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Duckworth Not Keen on TPP

Possible 2016 opponent Mark Kirk is in favor of the Trans Pacific Partnership

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Celebrate your independence from high prices!

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WATCH: How to shoot fireworks photos with your smartphone

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