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Bill would allow parents to opt kids out of standardized tests
$337 M savings per year
Springfield Fifth Ward Alderman Sam Cahnman says if the Legislature won't act, the City Council should.
A Springfield advocacy group for older neighborhoods and a political action committee has done something it's never done before -- endorse candidates.
The local Sierra Club chapter hosted a forum to reiterate to the public the myriad concerns it says it still has with City Water Light and Power.
Organizers say Paul McCartney and Metallica are headliners along with pop star Sam Smith.
Illinois-based Kraft Foods is being bought out by H.J. Heinz.
The University of Illinois says it's using its share of a $3 million grant to help minority students seeking doctoral degrees.
A Springfield man is in custody following a rollover crash on south 3rd street early Wednesday morning.
Springfield Police have responded to a hostage situation on Seven Pines Road.
It's now down to 6 percent, a .1 percent drop from January.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has a chance to make a -- pardon the pun -- "growing" industry even bigger.
Another $26,000 in donations has put the Kidzeum of Health and Science closer to its $6 million goal so construction can begin on East Adams Street.
Governor Bruce Rauner wants a television and movie studio to give back the $10 million state grant now-former Governor Pat Quinn gave them to buy property that wasn't for sale.
Urban infrastructure is the subject of the latest project by a public-private partnership started with the help of the University of Illinois.
The Illinois Legislature is advancing a plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.
Another day, another debate between the two remaining candidates for Springfield mayor.
Staying in Springfield past May 31 does not get you what you want, he warns
$1.6 B in fund sweeps, budget cuts
The youngest member of the Illinois legislature says she's hopeful the mess with the Fiscal Year 2015 state budget is this week.