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Public Health Administrators Make Case: Fund Us, Please

Another byproduct of the state budget standoff: cutbacks in public health programs.


October Warmer, Drier Than Normal

State climatologist Jim Angel says the National Weather Service is predicting the mild temperatures will continue this month.


Man Pleads Not Guilty to Knife Attack

Dustin Brown allegedly stabbed a Morton chess instructor.


Macon County Woman Pleads Guilty to Murder

Plea comes as a trial was about to start.

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

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When: 03 Sep 2015
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Trump to Campaign in Springfield

Trump will speak at the Prairie Capital Convention Center.


More Humiliation for Hastert

His portrait is removed from a place of honor in Washington


Transgender Student Must Use Girls’ Room

Palatine school district found to be breaking the law

11-3-15 Ward 2 Meeting

Ward 2 Needs Include Infrastructure, Race

The first of ten ward meetings is held.

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IHPA Board Replaces Embattled Agency Director

Chairman James Bruner says the board has decided to "go in a different direction."


Man to Serve Federal and State Sentences on Felony Sex Charges

Raymond Schrode, 33, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on charges of Sexual Exploitation of Minor and Possession of Child Pornography.


Palazzolo Continues Mobile Passport Services in County

Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo says he will keep trying to make getting or updating a passport easier.


9th St. Rail Underpass Reopens, Some Amtrak Trains Still Suspended

The Ninth Street rail underpass is back open and operational, and while the inconvenience is gone for drivers, the same can't be said for train passengers.


Chicago Police Won’t Charge CC Permit Holder Who Shot Armed Robber

Investigators classified the shooting as self-defense.


Man Shot and Killed Near Downtown Springfield

Springfield Police say a man was shot near downtown Monday afternoon.


Insurance Company Files Suit, Says Illinois Can’t Look at Records

The state treasurer’s office, due to a lawsuit, can’t audit an insurance company to make sure policy holders are getting their life insurance benefits.

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Big Labor Pushes Status Quo on Workers’ Comp

Report: 2011 changes are taking hold Gov's office: Not enough and not fast enough


Zopp-Duckworth Race Is on National Radar

Democrats vie to take on Sen. Kirk

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, shakes the hand of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, right, before Rauner's address to the city council Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Chicago. The historic address, the first by a sitting governor in the council's chambers, focused on the city's and state's financial and economic challenges. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Who Needs Chicago? Illinois Does

Lawmakers: The state's largest city is an economic engine, but everyone must work together


Illinois Water Is “Scary”

A public health threat, group suggests

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