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Crop Report: Dry Conditions Follow Wet

Soybeans have a fighting chance; too late for some corn


City Council Talks Need for Inspector General

Springfield's contract with a firm serving as the city's inspector general expired in February, but it still has work to do.

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Home Sales Remain Good

The Capital-Area Association of Realtors says it's still optimistic about home sales in the area, even though there weren't as many of them last month compared to a year ago.

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UIS Has Second Highest Enrollment Ever

Enrollment at the University of Illinois-Springfield is at its second-highest number in history.


Hearing Over Court-Ordered State Payments Devolves to Blame Game

Gov. Bruce Rauner's associate general counsel says Illinois would be better off financially by getting out of some of the 80 different consent decrees and court judgments in place affecting the state.


More Legionnaire’s Cases Reported in Quincy

No one's been hospitalized since Aug. 31.

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Woman Dead After I-72 Accident Involving Semi

A car collided with a semi.


Data: Sammy Hagar Concert Helps Grandstand Shows that Lost Money

Musical acts at this year's Illinois State Fair brought in more than $37,000 after expenses.

The high water level on the Illinois River laps at the very base of the BNSF railroad bridge Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as a locomotive pulling cars slowly makes its way over. (David Spencer/The State Journal-Register via AP)

Beardstown Overrun with Sinkholes

Officials in Beardstown say they're plagued with sinkholes, and need help from the state or federal government.

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Langfelder: Move the Dates of the State Fair

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder says it's time to change the date of the Illinois State Fair.


Race for Congress Is Almost Over

Thursday is Election Day


Durbin, Anti-GMO Crowd Differ

No evidence these foods are unsafe, he says

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Flash Index Holds Steady

U of I: State budget battle has little impact

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Professor: Unions Strong in IL, But Costly

A professor at the University of Illinois-Springfield's College of Business and Management says unionization may be on the decline nationally, but is a little bit stronger here than elsewhere.


Accident at Westville Labor Day Parade Injures 8

A van struck a crowd of people gathered for a Labor Day parade.

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Former Lt. Gov. Runs for State Senate

Former Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is running for state senate in southern Illinois' 58th District.

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Springfield Recognizes Labor Under Tough Times

Politicians may have differing opinions on the importance of organized labor, but the message of Springfield's Labor Day parade was one of unity.


Ashley Madison Lawsuit Filed in Chicago

Chicago-based attorney Joseph Siprut filed it on behalf of a lead plaintiff referred to only as "John Doe.''


Amazon Gets Tax Credit Otherwise Suspended

An Illinois corporate tax credit program suspended earlier this summer amid a state budget crisis has since been offered to Amazon because of a previous commitment to the online retailer.

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Big Road Bill Coming?

Blankenhorn: Negotiations should begin if / when budget is wrapped up

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