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Iowa Prisoner Used Pipes to Escape

Authorities say an Iowa inmate later caught in Henry County, Illinois managed to escape from one of the state's most secure cells by sneaking through the building's piping and onto the roof.

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Expert: Special Election More Important for GOP

Tuesday's special primary election in the 18th Congressional District comes down to two things.

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Illinois Agriculture Ready for Trade with Cuba

The Illinois Cuba Working Group is optimistic about the prospects for Illinois commodities getting into Cuba, as relations continue to thaw between that country and the U.S.

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ACLU Files Suit Over State Budget

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit asking for state funding of child-protective services to continue despite the lack of a state budget.

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U of I Looking at Budget Long-Term

The provost of the University of Illinois' flagship campus in Urbana-Champaign says a task force has been formed to plot a long-term financial course in light of continued state budget cuts.

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Freedom Short-lived for Iowa Escapee

Henry County deputies round him up

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Pekin and Louisville Sites Are Historic

Clay County Courthouse, mid-century retail plaza among honorees

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Another Return to Springfield for Lawmakers

Lang mocks "Turnaround Agenda" as "Turn Back Illinois Agenda"

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Fatal Crash in Cass County

Astoria woman killed near Shiloh Rd

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IEA President Reflects on 40 Years in Education

Cinda Klickna says forming relationships with your child's teacher is important.

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Despite Budget Deadlock, There Are Ways Out

A couple of options would break the budget stalemate for FY 2016.

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11 Sent To Hospital in SUV Rollover Near Buffalo

Vehicle may have been overloaded with eleven people.

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Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

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Helpful Hints to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

Food and water safety, and sun protection among the concerns listed.

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Illinois State Police Add July 4th Patrols, Road Side Checks

Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to buckle up over the holiday weekend.

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.

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Illinois River Hits Record Flood Stage at Meredosia

The river surpassed its 1943 record of 28.7 feet on Wednesday.

Professional Dancers Society's 28th Annual Gypsy Award Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 29 Mar 2015
Credit: WENN.com

Danville Condemns Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after Danville condemned it.

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Unions Seek Full Pay Despite Lack of State Budget

Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time.

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