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McLean County Board Chair Resigns Amid Federal Investigation

The chairman of central Illinois' McLean County Board has resigned his seat a week after being hit with federal fraud charges.

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Senate Is In Today, House Is Not

House cancelled two days; Senate cancelled one

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Reaction to State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Davis (R-Taylorville) welcomes anti-cancer news

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Judge Reviewing Inspector General Cases

The Springfield City Council won’t have Chicago-based firm Hillard Heintze to kick around anymore.

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Regional Superintendent: Teacher Recruitment a Problem

Illinois School Districts are having a problem recruiting new teachers.

President Barack Obama, second from right, listens to Charleston Police Chief, Brent Webster, front as Dr. Michael Brumage, left, Director of Drug Control Policy, Michael Boticelli, right, listen during an event at the East End Family Resource Center in Charleston, W.Va., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015.   Obama is in Charleston to to host a community discussion on the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Illinois Politicians’ Expectations for State of the Union

Illinois politicians hope Obama outlines realistic policy goals.

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4 weeks ago

WEB EXTRA: WTAX Interview with Governor Rauner

Here is the full interview with Governor Bruce Rauner, in its entirety, with WTAX State Capitol Reporter Dave Dahl.

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.

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Happy Anniversary, Governor

One year of the Rauner administration

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4 weeks ago

Iowa Rejects Clean Line Energy Request

The Iowa Utilities Board has dealt another setback to a proposed $2 billion transmission line to ship Iowa wind energy to customers in Illinois.

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U of I Extends Hoverboard Ban

The University of Illinois' flagship campus has broadened its ban on hoverboards to cover all of its buildings and other campus facilities.

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4 weeks ago

Schools Reopen After Flooding

Students are back in class at a southern Illinois high school after it was closed for a week due to flooding, taking time to discuss the effect of flooding on their families.

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4 weeks ago

Public Health Group: Lack of Budget Takes a Toll

Association executive director: Rauner has good ideas, but why drain our resources?

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Sangamon County Board to Consider Disaster Declaration

Another disaster declaration could be coming for Sangamon County following the flooding rains of weeks ago.

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Radogno: State Budget Standoff Could Last Several Years

Senator Christine Radogno says it's possible the standoff over the state budget could last for several years.

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4 weeks ago

CWLP Coal Provider Files for Bankruptcy

CWLP, Arch Coal still negotiating.

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Illinois Medicare Patients’ Needs To Be Coordinated By New Networks

Health officials say Medicare patients in Illinois will have their health care needs coordinated by new networks.

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4 weeks ago

Langfelder: I’m “Holding the Line” on Spending in New Budget

The budget for the City of Springfield is officially out, and the public will get the chance to sound off on it starting next week.

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SEIU: Happy “Raunerversary”

A year ago Tuesday, Gov. Rauner took the oath of office. State workers unions are pretty sure it has not been a very good year.

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Circuit Clerk Adds Passport Photo Services

Regardless of how the status of the Illinois driver's license and Real ID play out ... you might try getting a passport.

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4 weeks ago

Mother Nature to Plants: Fooled You!

The November and December mildness fooled some plants and grasses into growth, even with the dandelion here or there.

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