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Dublin Pub Responds to Discriminatory Job Ad — “We Were Hacked”

It's another case of "don't believe everything you read."


DCFS: Business as Usual

Services will continue, employees will be paid

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Wrong Way Wreck Closes I-55

Nobody hurt; driver cited for DUI

7-7-15 Springfield School Board

Springfield School Board Approves Budget

They're hopeful the money comes through, but for now, the Springfield Public School budget isn't reflecting the extra money signed into law for K-12 schools by Governor Bruce Rauner.


Springfield City Council Again Delays Decision on Vacation Buyout Perk

Budget director says the perk is unsustainable.


Amtrak Train to St. Louis Delayed Twice — Once Due to Freight Train Derailment

A freight train derailment in Pontiac resulted in a 14-hour train ride for Amtrak passengers looking to go toward St. Louis.


LaHood Gets GOP Nod in 18th Congressional District Race, Mellon Wins Dem Primary

Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has won the Republican special primary in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.

7-7-15 Missing Teen

UPDATED: Cass County Teen Found in Oklahoma

Authorities have issued an alert after an 18-year-old girl is believed to have left home with a 45-year-old man.


New Ad Campaign Criticizes Kirk

Environmentalists are taking to television to spread the word about how much they disagree with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)

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Springfield Mass Transit District Unveils Revamped Website

The Springfield Mass Transit District has unveiled a new website that one of its creators says should help make looking for routes and departure times much easier than before.


Two Arrested for Series of Robberies

Two people have been arrested for a series of suspected robberies in the Seven Pines Road and Gaines Mill areas.


Teen Injured in Suspected Drive-By Shooting

A teenager was injured when police say someone started shooting.


Alleged Toilet Paper Thief Arrested

Roderick Chester, 50, faces charges of burglary and theft.


Judge: No Full Pay for State Employees During Impasse; State to Appeal

Judge Diane Joan Larsen ruled Comptroller Leslie Munger may pay only some workers who are covered under a federal law.


Fed Judge: Keep Paying DCFS

A judge has ordered Illinois to keep funding child-protection services even though a budget isn't in place.


Crop Conditions Generally OK

Damp conditions here and there


Kirk: End Talks with Iran

Doubtful of a deal


Special Election Is Today for 18th

Five primary candidates go for two final slots for Sept. 10


Cameras and Microphones Could Be Used in Sangamon Co. Trial Coverage

There could be extended coverage of Sangamon County's court system coming to a radio or television near you.


Manar: Rauner Has Changed During Budget Process

One local lawmaker says it's not the same Governor Bruce Rauner talking about the budget now as it was a few months ago.

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