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GAS PUMP

Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.

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Kearbey, Foster to Leave WICS

Two more WICS personalities are set to leave the station.

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Medical Marijuana Participants Increase

Another 600 people in Illinois have been approved to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.

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Legislation Surfaces to “Fix” This Year’s State Budget

A bill for fund sweeps to fix the state budget now is in play in the legislature.

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Illinois Delegation Reacts to Netanyahu

Durbin attended out of respect to Jews; Schakowsky boycotted

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More Testimony about School Funding

Manar airs out new SB 1

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Libri Retires; Last Day as Circuit Clerk March 31

First elected in 1996 following one term as auditor

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.

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Memorial Medical Center Opens New Surgical Center

Springfield's Memorial Medical Center has a new surgical center.

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State Rep. Tim Butler Sworn In

Tim Butler of Springfield took the oath of office in a ceremony.

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Soda Tax Enthusiasts Bring Back Legislation

A bill for a penny-per-ounce tax, with the proceeds to fund public health and anti-obesity efforts, is again in the Illinois General Assembly.

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Lawmakers Take on Heroin

$25 million plan

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Flash Index: Illinois Economic Growth Consistent

By the numbers, some of them, anyway, Illinois' economic growth is consistent.

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Debt, ID Theft Top Complaints Received by AG’s Office

Those have sat at numbers 1 and 2 on the list of most common complaints from Illinois consumers for seven straight years.

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WICS Personalities Fight; Disappear From Website

Employment status of Vince DeMentri, Garret Brnger, unclear.

Governor Pat Quinn State of State

Quinn’s Pension: $137k Annually

Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just less than $11,400 a month

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