Less Enforcement of Handicapped Parking Violators

Secy of State: no money for it


Shop Securely, in the Store or Online

Credit cards provide security, BBB says - more so than cash

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Saturday: The Little Guy’s Day to Shine

Small Business Saturday

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Be Safe While Shopping

Chemical, choking hazards


Local House Shot Up Thanksgiving Eve

Teenage boy wounded


Korean War Milestone

Battle of Chosin Reservoir began 11-27-50

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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 Issues Pardons

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.


Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault

Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.

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Food Pantries Thankful for Contributions

Donations at Illinois food pantries during the holiday season helps them stay open year round.


Businesses Get EDGE Tax Credits

The deals through the EDGE tax-credit program, though, would not provide tax incentives until Rauner and Illinois lawmakers agree on the overdue state budget.

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Historic Site Acquires Historical Portrait

Olof Krans depicted Bishop Hill in Henry County.

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History Professor to Lead U of I Chancellor Search

Antoinette Burton will chair the 15-member committee.


Protests in Chicago Expected to Continue

Protest groups were set to return to the streets of Chicago.

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Springfield City Council Waits to Establish Drone Policy

The Springfield City Council is apparently willing to wait a little while for further regulations from higher powers in government on drones.

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Rauner Stands by Refugee Stance

Gov. Bruce Rauner is defending his stance on temporarily stopping Syrian refugees from coming into Illinois, but doesn't explain why he believes he has the authority to do so.

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Morton, Illinois — Pumpkin Capital of the U.S.

When you enjoy your Thanksgiving dessert, take a moment to think about Morton, a village between Peoria and Bloomington.


Springfield Police Investigate Early Tuesday Shooting

Police are continuing to investigate a shooting early Tuesday morning that left one man injured.

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