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Rauner Wants to Steal Business Back to Illinois

The Governor says Illinois has to become more attractive to business first.

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Kirk Signs Letter to Iran

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) was among the 47 Senate Republicans who signed a controversial letter to the leaders of Iran.

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Universities to Feel Budget Ax

College presidents want more money, not less.

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Mayor Houston Gives “Key” to “Cobra Commander”

Mayor Houston gives the enemy a key to the city?

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New State Troopers On Duty

37 people graduated from the State Police Academy today.

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Another Chance to Sign Up for Health Insurance

The State of Illinois says if you were surprised by the tax penalty you were hit with if you are uninsured, you will get one more chance to sign up.

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Illinios Attorney General Files Brief in Supreme Court Gay Marriage Debate

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a "friend-of-the-court brief" related to the Supreme Court's review of anti-same-sex marriage laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Next Up for Budget Cuts: Park District Projects

Park district projects could fall thanks to Governor Rauner's budget cuts.

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“Ebertfest” Lineup Announced

The lineup for Champaign's "Ebertfest" has been announced.

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Yet More Controversy for Rep. Aaron Schock

Business dealings between Schock, campaign contributors.

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Plans Progress for Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

There are some plans that can be confirmed, some inconveniences, and a rumor.

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Shots Fired Call Thursday Morning in Springfield

Another shooting-related incident Thursday in Springfield.

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Unemployment Drops in Illinois

Unemployment drops again.

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Public Universities Concerned Over Budget Cuts

Public universities concerned over the budget ax.

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Autism Group Wants State Funding Restored

The Autism Program in Illinois could lose millions.

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Police Want Help in Solving Weekend Shooting

CrimeStoppers wants your help.

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Historic Rehab Helps State

An Illinois Historic Preservation Agency effort to help private developers and others qualify for federal tax credits to rehab historic buildings is meaning big money for the state economy.

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Another Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Filed

The second lawsuit has been filed claiming Illinois didn’t follow its own rules when issuing medical marijuana cultivation permit.  White…

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Man Gets Bigger Prison Sentence for Murder in Retrial

30-years the first time, 60-years the second.

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Parents of Mentally Ill Children Want State Help

Parents challenged to find a place for their mentally ill children met Illinois House members on a violence prevention task force.

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