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Peoria Celebrates Sisterhood

40th anniversary coming of relationship with German city

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The Cost of Care is Rising

2016 plans coming together


Police Investigate Monday Night Stabbing

Victim, 57, in critical condition

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New Berlin Woman Dead in I-72 Crash

Victim is Viola Werries, 89

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LaHood Supports Paul Ryan as House Speaker

New U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood says a full vote comes Thursday on the next speaker of the House, and LaHood says Paul Ryan is the best man for the job.


Man in Sanitary District Accident Dies

Roger Creason, 42, died early Monday.

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Health Care Prices Going Up

Many Illinois consumers are seeing higher prices for health insurance entering the third year of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Q and A with Frank Mautino

Mautino was named auditor general last week.


Zopp Criticizes Duckworth’s Same-Sex Marriage Support

Supporting same-sex marriage too late is the latest attack lobbed at Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth by her primary opponent.


What Those Losing Out on State Money Tell Lawmakers

Fire training and SIDS-related services are among those drying up without state grants, according to what the latest Committee of the Whole in the Illinois House took in.

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Ossie Langfelder Laid to Rest

Lanphier High School, Jungle Jim's Cafe among the stops for a funeral procession.

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No Students Injured in School Bus Collision, Separate Crashes Tie up I-55 Southbound

Springfield Police say a pick up rear ended the bus near the intersection of Jefferson and Emporia.


Charlie Parkers Wins National Breakfast Contest

Springfield's famous Charlie Parker's Diner has won a national breakfast contest.


Springfield Little Caesar’s Robbed; Little Taken

The suspect's described as white with a thin beard and a medium build.


Report: Illinois Losing Out on Technology Savings

Illinois' savings could be $425 million over five years if it maximized its use of computers.


Illinois’ “iPathways Oasis” Makes County Jail Debut

The pass rate on the GED is 88 percent among Illinois prison inmates.


Teachers Union Head Worries About Charter Schools

Illinois Federation of Teachers president Dan Montgomery says he’s not calling for charter schools to be abolished in Illinois, but instead wants them to return to their original purpose.

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