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Route 66 Is Open to Bicycles

Bike organization promotes map


Marine from Aurora Killed in Chopper Crash

One of eight killed in relief mission


Kirk Ready to Start Running Campaign Ads for 2016

Mark Kirk says he's expecting a tough campaign.

Peter Roskam

Roskam Calls for Crackdown on Medicare Fraud and Error

Peter Roskam says wasted dollars could be used elsewhere in the state.

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Illinois Governor’s Mansion Renovation Could Start This Summer

Governor Rauner says the renovation will be paid for with private funds.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner enters the House to applause to delivers his first budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Springfield Ill. Illinois Rep. Greg Harris is seen on the far right.

Rauner Doles Out $400K to Fellow Illinois Republicans

Rauner believes the funds will help counter special interest groups.


Clean Energy Good for Jobs in Illinois

Jobs in Clean Energy are on the increase in Illinois according to report.


Kirk Not Optimistic Nuclear Deal Can Be Reached with Iran

Inspections and when to lift sanctions remain sticking points of negotiations.

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Durbin Flies More Money to Capital Airport

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport will get $1.9 million in federal transportation money to make a number of improvements.

North End Pride

Man Tells Story of North End, Lanphier

A North End native has written a book about life there and at Lanphier High School.


Madigan Schedules Vote on Millionaire’s Tax

Voters overwhelmingly supported the idea through a non-binding ballot question last fall.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Rauner Admin. Denies Turnaround Agenda Request, Appeal Filed

"A record shall not be exempt when the record is publicly cited and identified by the head of the public body.''


Illinois House Supports Property Tax Freeze, Rauner Objects

The acrid debate followed by one day the failure of a "right-to-work" bill copied and pasted from the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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Guard Deployment About Poland, Support, Family

Five members of the Illinois Army National Guard's Bilateral Embedded Staff Team are deploying to Afghanistan.


Sangamon Co. Looking to Fill Board, County Auditor Positions

There are two vacancies in Sangamon County government -- applications are being accepted for them until next Friday, May 22.


Police Looking for Help Solving Recent Murder

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers says a man was shot and killed in the Capitol City Lodge parking lot at Brown and Martin Luther King Dr. late this past Saturday night.

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IDOT: Rough Roads Ahead

Multi-year plan unveiled


Lawmakers Promote Illinois Coal

Rep Bradley: Illinois' footprint could shrink

5-14-15 HSHS SIU

St. John’s, SIU Partner on NICU, Women’s Health Care Expansion

What some say has been a rocky relationship recently between Southern Illinois University's School of Medicine and St. John's Hospital in Springfield is a little bit better.

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