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Jobe: “No” to Springfield Minimum Wage Increase

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe says he'll vote "no" because of the impact on one particular facet of local business.

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Replica Lincoln Hearse Almost Complete

A recreation of the hearse used to carry President Abraham Lincoln's body during his funeral is in town and all but completely put together for this weekend's funeral recreation.

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Dems Lay Out Budget Passage Problems

There may still be some obstacles in the way of getting a Fiscal Year 2016 budget passed at the Capitol, and eliminate a potential $6 billion hole.

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Hy-Vee Salad Recall Does Not Impact Springfield

A recall of a salad sold by the Hy-Vee grocery store chain does not impact the Hy-Vee store here in Springfield.

FILE - In this June 11, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters while showing off his book, " The Maverick and the Machine" at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in California. Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He was 92. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Former IL Gov. Dan Walker Dies at 92

The Democrat was governor from 1973 to 1977.

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Impact of Budget Cuts: 3,000 Students

Testimony to senators over MAP grants

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Meat Loaf, the Fray Will Be on the Grandstand

Illinois State Fair is Aug. 13-23

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A Call for Remap Revamp

Proposal: Redistricting commissioners would stay out of elections

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Nursing Homes Are Next in Line to Complain

Cuts are double what were advertised

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Alderman Have Little Discussion on CWLP Funding

There was more discussion about City Water Light and Power's request to rebate money paid in lieu of taxes so that a second technical default on its bonds.

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Union Questions Rauner About “Turnaround Agenda”

Governor Bruce Rauner is again discussing his co-called Turnaround Agenda.

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DCFS to Investigate More Funding

The head of Illinois' child welfare agency says he's headed to Washington D.C. to investigate more potential federal funding sources.

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Juveniles Arrested After Shots Fired Call

A call of shots fired in Springfield last night has led to two juveniles being arrested on weapons charges.

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Corn Planting Slowing Down

Cold, wet weather is holding down the planting so far in Illinois.

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Frerichs Talks 1st 100 Days

For this state treasurer, it's about connecting Illinoisans with education.

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Group: Give Professor U of I Job

A national group representing university professors says a professor offered a job at the University of Illinois should get that job.

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Prison Time for Woman Convicted of Faking Kidnapping

An Urbana woman is going to prison for at least a year after faking her own kidnapping at a mall in Champaign.

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SIU Prof Accused of Assaulting Student

A professor at Southern Illinois University is under arrest on charges accusing him of assaulting a student.

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Snake Migration Underway at Shawnee

You might want to avoid the Shawnee National Forest for awhile if you're not a fan of reptiles.

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Second Chance Could Come for Long-ago Criminals

Non-violent, youthful offenses would no longer be a barrier to employment

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