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Springfield Arborist Tries to Spare Trees from Ash Borer

Ash trees in Sangamon, Mason, Logan, Christian, and Menard Counties have already been lost to E-A-B.

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Man Accused of Killing SIUE Student Due in Court

A judge says a preliminary hearing date in the case of Michael Gordon has been scheduled for June 29th.

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Durbin: More Innovation, Please

Proposal would drive money for science, energy, defense, and more

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IDOT: We Know Roads Must Be Improved

Acting secretary also discusses Peotone

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Kinzinger Is Okay with NSA Data Collection

Congressional vote needed to re-authorize

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A Woman on the Twenty?

U.S. Rep. Gutierrez is in favor

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Route 66 Is Open to Bicycles

Bike organization promotes map

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Marine from Aurora Killed in Chopper Crash

One of eight killed in relief mission

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Kirk Ready to Start Running Campaign Ads for 2016

Mark Kirk says he's expecting a tough campaign.

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Roskam Calls for Crackdown on Medicare Fraud and Error

Peter Roskam says wasted dollars could be used elsewhere in the state.

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Illinois Governor’s Mansion Renovation Could Start This Summer

Governor Rauner says the renovation will be paid for with private funds.

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.

Rauner Doles Out $400K to Fellow Illinois Republicans

Rauner believes the funds will help counter special interest groups.

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Clean Energy Good for Jobs in Illinois

Jobs in Clean Energy are on the increase in Illinois according to report.

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Kirk Not Optimistic Nuclear Deal Can Be Reached with Iran

Inspections and when to lift sanctions remain sticking points of negotiations.

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Durbin Flies More Money to Capital Airport

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport will get $1.9 million in federal transportation money to make a number of improvements.

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Man Tells Story of North End, Lanphier

A North End native has written a book about life there and at Lanphier High School.

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Madigan Schedules Vote on Millionaire’s Tax

Voters overwhelmingly supported the idea through a non-binding ballot question last fall.

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

Rauner Admin. Denies Turnaround Agenda Request, Appeal Filed

"A record shall not be exempt when the record is publicly cited and identified by the head of the public body.''

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Illinois House Supports Property Tax Freeze, Rauner Objects

The acrid debate followed by one day the failure of a "right-to-work" bill copied and pasted from the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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