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Report: Most Illinoisans Aged 17-24 Unfit for Duty

Education, criminal records, physical condition

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Reaction Following Pension Reform Arguments

Optimism and pessimism following pension arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court

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Pension Law Heard Before Illinois Supreme Court

Pension reform gets its day in court.

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Springfield Police Investigate 3rd Shooting This Week

Springfield Police are contending with their third shooting in three days.

3-11-15 Langfelder

Langfelder Wants Changes at CWLP

Springfield Treasurer and Mayoral Candidate Jim Langfelder says he wants reforms at City Water, Light, and Power if elected next month.

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Protesters Angry Over Proposed Budget Cuts

There was more than one big event in Springfield today.

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“Rolling” Route 66 Festival Planned

A "rolling" festival will come through this part of the state this summer.

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Lawmakers Want Clean Restaurant Play Areas

Play areas at restaurants would have to be cleaned up daily under a measure in the Ilinois House.

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Communities Want Historic Tax Credit Saved

At least five Illinois mayors are pressuring Illinois lawmakers to keep a tax credit benefiting the renovation of historic structures.

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Legislation Regarding Pill Bottles, Heroin

The people who claim to know a lot about illicit drugs say prescription painkillers are a gateway to heroin.

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The Day for Oral Arguments Is Here

Supremes hear them at 2:30

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Forecast: $2B Less for State

COGFA briefs lawmakers

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

Springfield Aldermen May Eliminate Early Retirement Option

The move may help the city's budget.

3-10-15 Rauner IAPA

Rauner Speaks to Asphalt Pavers

Governor speaks to the Illinois Asphalt Pavers Association.

3-10-15 Springfield Diocese

Bishop Responds to SNAP

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki responds to SNAP's allegations about pedophile priests.

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DCFS Agrees to Outside Experts in ACLU Agreement

The troubled state agency overseeing Illinois' child welfare has agreed to allow outside experts help monitor residential treatment centers and placement services.

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Rauner Names New Director of Get Covered Illinois

Gov. Bruce Rauner has hired a Yale-educated former CIA intelligence officer to lead Illinois' health insurance enrollment efforts.

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Cullerton Wants to Talk Budget with Rauner

Cullerton to Rauner: let's talk.

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Ten Arrested for Springfield Shootings

Ten people face charges following Tuesday's shooting incidents.

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Illinois AG Responds to Rauner Federal Lawsuit

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants Governor Bruce Rauner's suit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union does thrown out.

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