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Senate Advances One-Month Budget, House Measure Fails

The Illinois Senate has advanced a one-month spending plan that Democrats say will allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year.

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Body Found at Springfield Hotel

Springfield Police say they do not suspect foul play after a body was found inside a local hotel.

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Texas Congressman Backs Flynn in 18th District Race

Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert is on the stump for Mike Flynn.

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Former Treasurer’s Office Employees File Suit

The suit is the latest chapter in a saga involving sexual harassment claims that undercut Rutherford's 2014 campaign for governor.

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Rauner Borrows to Budget, Vetoes Legislator Pay Increases

Gov. Bruce Rauner has borrowed $454 million from special state funds to help manage cash flow as Illinois begins a new fiscal year without a budget.

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10,000 Toilet Paper Rolls Stolen from Charity, Grocery Store Steps Up

It's a happy ending for a Springfield charity.

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Smoke Free Campus Law Is in Effect

Exceptions: inside a car

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Shutdown Today?

State leaders: We will do the best we can

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New Fiscal Year; No New Budget

Speaker challenges governor to compromise

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