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Lawmaker Proposes Term Limits for Legislative Leaders

Democrats says most constituents are targeting Democrat Mike Madigan.

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Springfield Leaf Pick-Up to Begin

When one's thoughts turn to fall in Springfield, they turn to how quickly one can make falling leaves go away.


Groups Pleased Clinton Nuclear Power Plant Won’t Close — Yet

Officials with two groups say they're pleased that energy company Exelon is holding off for at least a year on whether to close the Clinton nuclear power plant.

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U of I Still Working on Salaita Lawsuit

Barbara Wilson says she is working more on the Salaita lawsuit than "almost anything" else.


Springfield Armed Robber Shows Himself; Police Want ID

Springfield Police are looking for help solving an armed robbery -- surveillance video captured that night might be a big help.


Judge Tosses Concussion Suit against IHSA

Sports governing body has already made progress

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Some Premiums Will Go Up

State average increase is less than nation's

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Expert: 6-month Cap on Hastert Sentence Is No Surprise

Question: Why aren't there extortion charges against the man being paid off?

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