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University of Illinois Works to Rein in Sprawl on Campus

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is trying to rein in expansion of space on its campus. The (Champaign) News-Gazette…

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Peoria Marijuana Dispensary Tied Up By Zoning Dispute

A proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Peoria has hit a snag over zoning that has delayed its opening.


Illinois’ Congress Members Go On 70 Foreign Trips in 2 Years

Chicago Trib reports Illinois' 20 members of Congress have gone on 70 foreign trips to 44 countries in the past two years, costing more than $518,000.


Health officials: 70 Suspected Sick From AppleCider

Officials are testing for E. coli bacteria and a microscopic parasite called cryptosporidium. The Illinois Department of Public Health is assisting with the investigation.

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Owners of Vacant Site with AsbestosFace $500-a-Day Penalty

Owners of a vacant mill on Springfield's northeast side face a $500-a-day penalty dating back two months for not dealing with asbestos on the site.

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More Trouble for Hines VA Hospital

Mark Kirk wants new whistleblower protection.

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Medical Marijuana Available Monday in Illinois

he era of medical marijuana begins Monday in Illinois. Eight dispensaries are coming online.


Springfield Woman Indicted on Eight Counts of Mail Fraud

Nancy Eddington is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Durbin, Davis React to President’s Keystone Action

Predictably, Illinois reaction to the President's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline fell along party lines.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs an executive order on criminal justice reform at the Sangamon County Courthouse Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Rauner's executive order will create the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.

Rauner Vetoes Portions of Bill Giving Seniors Home, Institutional Care

Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to cut back on institutional care available to seniors.


Crowdfunding Effort Launches to String Christmas Lights on Capitol Dome

In the first 24 hours, the online campaign reached more than ten percent of its goal.

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Medical Marijuana Sales Start Monday

Patients will be able to buy medical marijuana legally for the first time Monday.

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Toward a Greener Illinois State Fair

Emerald ash borer blamed for 73 trees' deaths


Bad Apples?

Did you drink cider along the Pike County Color Drive?

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Another Schock Subpoena

His lawyers call it "vague"

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Quinn Mulling 2018 Run Against Rauner

The odds would be against him.

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Report: Gliniewicz Wanted “Hit” on Village Administrator

He tried to arrange for a gang member "to put a hit" on a village administrator because he feared she would discover he had been embezzling money.


Police Need Help Solving Springfield Subway Armed Robbery

Springfield Police are looking for help solving another armed robbery.


List of Approved Illinois Medical Marijuana Users Continues Growing

The Illinois Department of Public Health says it's approved 3,300 patients to use medical marijuana in the state's pilot program.

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Police: Metro East Woman Left Baby in Car to Go Gambling

A suburban St. Louis woman is charged with misdemeanor child abandonment.

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