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Father: Evidence Will “Convict or Exonerate” Schock

Congressman Aaron Schock's father says the facts will "convict or exonerate" his son.


Gun Owners Lobby for Updates to Concealed Carry Rules

Gun owners used their lobby day in Springfield to make sure they have a friend in the governor's office.


Saving “The Mill” on Historic Route 66 in Lincoln

A group needs help raising $94,000 to convert an old restaurant along route 66 into a history museum.


More Reaction to Schock’s Resignation

Two experts say it's like the problems with former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., all over again.


Discussions Continue on Illinois’ FY15 Budget Problems

The governor has said Democrats, led by ousted Gov. Pat Quinn, spent a year's worth of money in six months.

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Expert: Social Media to Blame for Schock’s Downfall

Aaron Schock's Instagram account may have contributed to his political downfall.


CWLP Likely Won’t Hit Technical Default

It looks like City Water Light and Power will avoid technical default for the fiscal year that just passed.


Local Unemployment Continues to Decline

Another month of declines in unemployment for both Springfield and Sangamon County.


LaHood, Barickman, Brady Interested in 18th Congressional Seat

LaHood, who first took office in 2011, says he's close to a decision.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to students during a visit to Lamphier High School Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Rauner says he is confident state schools and other critical programs can be fully funded despite the state's budget crisis.

Rauner Continues Pushing Turnaround Agenda

The "Turnaround Agenda" is about diluting union influence.

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Springfield Schools to Issue Bonds if State Falls Short on Money

District 186 intends to sell working cash bonds to help with potential money problems.

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Rauner to View IL Supreme Court Oral Arguments

Governor Bruce Rauner and other Illinois lawmakers will get a chance to see how the Illinois Supreme Court does its job.


Peregrine Falcon Coming Back

A bird thought to be threatened no longer is.


Aaron Schock Resigns

Schock's last day in office will be March 31.


Durkin: No New Taxes

No new revenue for FY 15 or FY 16

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Finger-Pointing Dominates Budget Hearing

GOP: Democrats messed it up


Playground Bill Passes Committee

Restaurant play areas are breeding ground for germs, etc.

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Springfield School Board Settles Employee Dress Code Debate

More business, less casual, for District 186 teachers and staff.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Groups Urge Obama Library Locate in Chicago

Groups want Chicago to be the home of Obama Presidential Library,

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