Downtown Springfield Inc

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“Artification” Continues in Downtown Springfield

A crosswalk in downtown Springfield is about to look like a combination Lincoln history site and Beatles "Abbey Road" album cover.


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Frerichs Cuts Fees on One College Savings Program

Management fees will be cut by 43 percent in the Illinois’ Bright Directions savings program

gold's gym

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Springfield Gold’s Gym Closed Due to Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy converted from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.


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CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time

Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

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State Cutting Free STD Testing

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.

Frank Mautino

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Mautino Recommended to Replace Retiring Auditor General

Frank Mautino would replace current Auditor General William Holland when he retires at the end of the year.


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First Lady to Help Christen USS Illinois

Obama is the sponsor of the attack submarine that will become the USS Illinois.


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This raccoon thinks its a dog

Little Pumpkin thinks she is just another canine.

Shelley Duvall hides from Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining.'

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MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.


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Keep my pot pure

Some pot smokers in Colorado are getting out of joint -- over pesticides in their legal weed.


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Illinois Crops Are Improving

Harvest halfway done

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Tasty Take for Taste

Back in black


in Music

Ellie Goulding battling heart condition

The "Burn" singer received the frightening news last year, but she has been too busy to follow it up with her doctor.

illinois state police

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Trooper Who Pantsed Driver to Be Sentenced

There could have been drugs there, but there weren't


in Music

Taylor Swift tops Instagram

The ladies of pop music are commanding the most followers on Instagram, the photo-sharing app said as it celebrated its fifth birthday.


in National

General Mills recalls 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios

The company is recalling the original and honey nut flavored varieties.


in Sports

Eclectic mix of teams gear up for MLB postseason

From pitching powerhouses to aging warhorses, an eclectic cast of clubs are gearing up for MLB's playoff extravaganza.


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DraftKings, FanDuel defend integrity after insider bet

The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies are defending their businesses' integrity after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.

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MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Shelley Duvall hides from Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining.'

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.

in Music

How does it feel … to own 20 versions of Dylan’s ‘Rolling Stone?’


This $599, 18-CD release gives new meaning to "box set."

in Music

Will Smith planning to tour with DJ Jazzy Jeff


The "Independence Day" star is reuniting with his longtime friend for a world tour as part of his musical comeback.

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Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd loses latest legal battle


The rocker has lost his appeal against his eight-month home confinement sentence.