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GAS PUMP

Gas Prices Could Go Down Big

GasBuddy.com says gas prices could end up dropping 50 cents a gallon.

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Bill Mandating Civics Education in High School Signed

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is helping front the money for three years' worth of teacher training.

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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Registered

"Harbory" is located in Marion.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Advertising Scam

Andrew Ross, 32, made the plea to five counts of wire fraud.

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Rain Helps Some Crops

Just over half corn, soybeans rated good-to-excellent

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State Parks Need $720 Million in Repairs

Deferred maintenance rules the day at DNR

ISP DRONES

3 Reported Drone Near-Misses in Springfield Area: Report

Two reported drone near-misses in Springfield, one in Taylorville.

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Important Week for CWLP Finances, Bond Debt

Call scheduled for Thursday's with Moody's.

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Do You Love District 186?

Lawn signs state "I Love 186"

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Seniors Block Chicago’s Michigan Avenue Protesting Budget Cuts

Protesters angry over cuts to home care assistance for seniors temporarily stopped cars along one of Chicago's busiest streets.

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National Guard Adjutant General Hayes Promoted to Major General

The newest major general in the U.S. Army used his promotion ceremony to show how grounded he is.

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Blago Resentencing Can Proceed after Stay Refused

A federal court has denied a request by imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to delay his resentencing.

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Another U of I Administrator Resigns

Provost Ilesanmi Adesida says in an e-mail he'll step down Aug. 31.

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Illini to Name “Lou Henson Court”

The University of Illinois will name the new court at the State Farm Center after longtime Illini coach Lou Henson.

Christian County Sheriffs Dept.

Man Dead After Christian County Vehicle Fire

A rural Pana man was found dead inside a vehicle discovered to be on fire Saturday morning.

7-9-15 Madigan 1

Madigan Spokesperson Deals With State-Funded Agencies

Steve Brown's clients include a program for nursing assistants that saw its state funding more than double.

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MAP Money Passes Senate

There's still no budget, Republicans point out

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Boykin Explores U.S. Senate Bid

A potential Democratic candidate in the U.S. Senate race isn’t shy about criticizing members of his own party, including U.S.…

I Voted Stickers

2 Democrats Battle for Comptroller

Republican "wingman" is all wrong, they say

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Multi-million Dollar Mansion Makeover

Roof repair part of private fundraising

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