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Old Finds in Restoration

Trio of historic buildings

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18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner to State Workers: You Will Get Paid

State employees will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.

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Legislature to Address “Shutdown”

The session is expected to include prisons, personnel, child protection, welfare, transportation, and unemployment agencies.

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SEIU Runs Anti-Rauner TV Ads

The SEIU has begun airing 30-second television ads.

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Chicago’s Archbishop: Respect Gays

Chicago's Archbishop is calling on his congregation to be compassionate toward gay people.

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Mr. Durbin Goes to Haiti

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin spent the weekend in Haiti.

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Congressman: Go Ahead, Tax the Rich

An Illinois congressman says he’s OK with taxing the rich, and he doesn’t view it as punishing success.

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Rural Group: Slow Internet?

Illinois' Rural Affairs Council has heard again from the expert.

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Duckworth Talks About Maternity, Women’s Issues

Duckworth is concerned about some issues that affect women.

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Religious Community Reacts to Climate Change

Illinois religious leaders applaud the Pope’s call to action on fighting climate change.

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The State of Education in 2015

IEA chief participates in national event

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Glenarm Man Dies in Cycle Crash

Police: Victim wore no helmet

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Wet June Sets Illinois Record

Almost nine inches, and it's not even July yet

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Illinois Could Allow Dogs in Courtrooms to Comfort Witnesses

Bill is awaiting Governor Rauner's signature.

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