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Rauner Names Illinois’ 1st Statewide 911 Administrator

The director of an emergency dispatch system in Chicago’s northwest suburbs has been named to lead Illinois’ new statewide 911…


2 weeks ago

Springfield Man Denied Parole by a Jury

50-year-old Charles E. Bramlett remains in Big Muddy Correctional Center.

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Springfield 233rd MP Unit Deploys to Afghanistan

The group is training at Fort Bliss, Texas, before leaving for Afghanistan, with return to Illinois expected before the end of 2016.

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Students Purposefully Left Out of Some State Tests

Some Illinois students are being left out of certain state exams under a new practice that gives school administrators flexibility to filter testing rosters.


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Rauner Again Rejects Med Marijuana Treatments

Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has again rejected expanding the list of diseases that can be treated with marijuana in Illinois.

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DelGiorno Expresses Concern About Senior Services

Candidate for State Representative in the 99th District Tony DelGiorno says the ongoing state budget impasse has an impact on everyone especially on senior citizens.


2 weeks ago

State Flood Buyouts Being Held Up

Budget impasse partially to blame.

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Former Senate President Phil Rock Passes Away

Phil Rock was 78.

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Obama to Visit Springfield, Illinois General Assembly

President Barack Obama is coming back to Springfield for likely the last time as Presi

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ISU Bans Hoverboards

Illinois State University is banning hoverboards from campus housing and dining facilities.

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Another Illinoisan Has Zika Virus

A man who traveled to South America has developed the third case of Zika virus in Illinois


2 weeks ago

Mayor’s Budget: First Flood Changes, Corporation Counsel Staffing

Mayor Jim Langfelder says he wants to make it easier for residents to get what they need taken care of when they go down to the Municipal Center.


2 weeks ago

More Jousting from U.S. Senate Dem Hopefuls

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2 weeks ago

Sentencing Delay for Hastert

His lawyer says he's sick


2 weeks ago

Son of Dead Fox Lake Officer Not Charged

Authorities say they don't have enough evidence to charge the son.

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Government to Illinois: Funding Still Tied to Test Scores

The U.S. Education Department has reminded 13 states that federal funding is still tied to testing students on math and language arts, despite the end of No Child Left Behind.

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2 weeks ago

New Man In Charge of Local Guard Unit

Lt. Col. Michael Hough assumed command of the Illinois National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 129th Regional Training Institute during a ceremony on January 23rd.


2 weeks ago

College Cash Bill Passes

Governor's veto of MAP / community college bill likely

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What This Situation Needs Is … State Rep. Ken Dunkin

Near-outcast says lawmakers should shed labels

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