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Springfield Again Named “Top Tech City”

SmartAsset.com says Springfield is number three on their list of "Top 10 Cities to Work in Tech."


Munger: Budget Backlog to Reach $8.5 Billion by December

No state budget equals an ever-increasing stack of unpaid bills.


Mayor Wants City-Wide Aggressive Panhandling Ordinance

Langfelder says aggressive panhandlers is a focus, since that part wasn't declared illegal, and with that, is just how close a panhandler can get to you.

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U of I Enrollment Near All-Time Records

The flagship campus of the U of I has its second highest enrollment in school history.


Lottery Winners File Suit Against State

Two winners have filed a federal lawsuit against the Illinois Lottery, which stopped paying out large prizes because there's no state budget.


Quincy Legionnaires’ Death Toll Now 10

The death toll in Quincy from Legionnaires' Disease now stands at ten people.

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Zimmers: Parents to Blame for Kids’ Lack of Immunizations

"I don't wish to sound harsh, but it's the responsibility of parents to get this done."

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Madigan Breaks Silence on Labor Override Vote

Even a week later, we're still hearing about Senate Bill 1229.


Peoria City Council Approves $125k Twitter Settlement

The Twitter account depicted the mayor as lewd, and being a fan of drugs and alcohol.


Crop Report: Dry Conditions Follow Wet

Soybeans have a fighting chance; too late for some corn


City Council Talks Need for Inspector General

Springfield's contract with a firm serving as the city's inspector general expired in February, but it still has work to do.

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Home Sales Remain Good

The Capital-Area Association of Realtors says it's still optimistic about home sales in the area, even though there weren't as many of them last month compared to a year ago.

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UIS Has Second Highest Enrollment Ever

Enrollment at the University of Illinois-Springfield is at its second-highest number in history.


Hearing Over Court-Ordered State Payments Devolves to Blame Game

Gov. Bruce Rauner's associate general counsel says Illinois would be better off financially by getting out of some of the 80 different consent decrees and court judgments in place affecting the state.


More Legionnaire’s Cases Reported in Quincy

No one's been hospitalized since Aug. 31.

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Woman Dead After I-72 Accident Involving Semi

A car collided with a semi.


Data: Sammy Hagar Concert Helps Grandstand Shows that Lost Money

Musical acts at this year's Illinois State Fair brought in more than $37,000 after expenses.

The high water level on the Illinois River laps at the very base of the BNSF railroad bridge Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as a locomotive pulling cars slowly makes its way over. (David Spencer/The State Journal-Register via AP)

Beardstown Overrun with Sinkholes

Officials in Beardstown say they're plagued with sinkholes, and need help from the state or federal government.

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Langfelder: Move the Dates of the State Fair

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder says it's time to change the date of the Illinois State Fair.


Race for Congress Is Almost Over

Thursday is Election Day

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