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4-1-15 Pillsbury

Demolition Can Resume at Pillsbury Mills Site

The on-again, off-again demolition of the former Pillsbury Mills and Cargill plants is on again.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Rauner Vetoes State Budget

Governor Bruce Rauner has wielded his veto pen -- rejecting almost all of the state budget sent by lawmakers.

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Police Seek Tips on Springfield Armed Robbery

Springfield Police need help solving an armed robbery from earlier this month.


Normal to Open Baseball Field for the Disabled

A baseball field will open Saturday that is designed to make it better for the disabled to play the game.

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Sentencing Delayed for Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Daughter

The sentencing for the daughter of President Obama's former minister on charges related to her role in a state grant fraud scheme has been delayed.


Kirk, Durbin, Congressmen Want to Expand Lincoln Heritage Area

Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, along with five Illinois Congressmen are introducing legislation to expand the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.


Illinois Hospitals Breathe “Sigh of Relief” Over ACA Ruling

Those who work in health care in Illinois are breathing a sigh of relief after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.


Tornado-Damaged Community Helps Tornado-Damaged Community

A community hit hard by a tornado earlier in the year is helping out another community hit hard by one just this week.


Solitary Man Sues

Alleges overuse by IDOC


Springfield Woman Gets Loaded Gun Past Courthouse Security, Arrested

"We do not believe she was planning anything violent."

6-24-15 Concealed Carry and Medical Marijuana Meeting

Answering Employers’ Questions about Concealed Carry and Medical Marijuana

An attorney says there are many unanswered questions for business owners about medical marijuana.


Fall Out Boy Rounds Out State Fair Grandstand Lineup

Tickets go on sale next Monday, they range from $40 for a Tier 3 seat to $62 for a VIP pass


Chatham Wants to Restore Order to Village Board Meetings

The announcement that the Chatham Village Board would not consider cutting dispatchers as a way to cut its budget was the start of a sea change of sorts.

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Rauner Signs Education Budget for FY16

The measure increases K-12 education funding for the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year by about $244 million, early childhood education by $25 million.

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State Police Identify Man Accused of Shooting Toward Trooper

Illinois State Police say they're looking for a man who shot at a state trooper during a traffic stop in East Saint Louis.

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Public Works to Fix Downtown Sewers on Monroe, Jefferson

More pieces of Springfield's sewer system have caved in.


Lawsuit Settled Involving Disabled Athlete, IHSA

Disabled student athletes will have full opportunities to compete in certain sports.


Confusion Over Obamacare Coverage for Women

Report: hard to find information about abortion coverage.


Coal City Continues Tornado Recovery; More Severe Weather Expected

Officials in the northern Illinois town of Coal City are continuing cleanup efforts after Monday's damaging EF3 tornado.

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Madigan Sticks to His Message

Madigan: Veto the parts you don't like, governor.

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