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Springfield, Illinois is located in Sangamon County. Zip codes in Springfield, IL include 62736, 62776, and 62769. The median home price in Springfield is $109,500 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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5 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

City Council Notes Shared with Lincoln Funeral Group

Because the pages of history can be made into a computer file, the city of Springfield is sharing documents of 1865 city council actions with the group organizing the 150th anniversary commemoration of President Lincoln's funeral.

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5 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight to Take On More Flights

The Central Illinois Honor Flight program that took World War II veterans on free trips to Washington is turning its operations over to a similar group after having to cancel several flights.

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9 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

The debate over a $100 million Barack Obama Presidential Library has...

SHE WANTS IT: Shirley Madigan, chairman of the Illinois Arts Council Agency and wife of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan appeared before an Illinois House committee meeting April 17 in Chicago regarding a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to the Windy City.

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13 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Speaker Cites a oeMisunderstandinga in Obama Library Vote

Who or what was involved, House Speaker Mike Madigan won't say. But he described last week's flap over a vote for $100 million for an Obama Presidential Library as "a misunderstanding of the rules."

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17 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Suicide prevention conference is Friday in capital

The latest research on stopping youth suicide will be presented at the 2014 Statewide Suicide Prevention Conference on Friday in Springfield.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

KPLR-11

Hip Hop artist Pitbull to perform at Illinois State Fair

Hip Hop artist Pitbull will be bring his unique style of Hip Hop the Illinois State Fair on August 9th in Springfield, Illinois.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Rick Springfield embarking on solo tour

RICK SPRINGFIELD: Springfield has toured the U.S. many times over the years and even appeared in the Countdown concert series in Australia in 2007, but he has never embarked on a full solo tour in his home country.

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Lincoln Daily News

Nigeria favors local firms in $40 billion oil contract awards

Nigeria has awarded most of its long-term oil contracts worth an estimated $40 billion a year to local companies, according to a confidential list seen by Reuters, meaning global traders need to partner with them to access crude from Africa's top producer.

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RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Wednesday

Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River Police were holding 26 year old Krisica Hancock of the 2500 block of Elizabeth in Alton for retail theft from Wal-Mart.

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Northwest Herald

Illinois audit: Police training money misspent

SPRINGFIELD – The agency that sets standards for Illinois law enforcement officers misspent grant money for police training and didn't keep proper records about sessions for homicide investigators and coroners, according to an auditor's report released Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Heisse named editor of The Times in Munster

Bob Heisse has served as the top editor of The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill., since March 2012.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

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He received near unanimous support from the party's state central committee during a meeting in Springfield on Tuesday.

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Daily Herald

Wauconda American Enterprise Team Creates Presentation to Save Money

The Wauconda American Enterprise Project Team is a group of high school students who believe that financial literacy skills should be taught to a younger generation so that students are more educated on how to make economic decisions.

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Examiner.com

Power of Music in the Civil War at Lincoln Presidential Museum

"Music was everywhere during the Civil War - at public events, in the home and even on the battlefield," the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum stated.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Oral history of Ill. community colleges readied

A yearlong effort to capture the stories of a schooling system that covers the entire state and educates nearly one million students will be unveiled next week.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Concert at Lincoln Library will Commemorate 1939 Concert at Lincoln Memorial

The post office has a black heritage stamp series that started in 1978. It has recognized the achievements of people like Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, and Sojourner Truth.

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SFGate

Durkin says Obama library unaffordable for Ill.

In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, of Western Springs, talks with House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, during a committee hearing at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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EDGE

Ill. GOP Replaces Six Party Officials Who Wanted To Oust Pro-Gay Marriage Leader

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A crop of Republican officials who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady for his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Herald

Editorial: Ita s politics before prestige in Obama library bid

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is Illinois' only presidential library, but the state hopes to attract the Barack Obama Presidential Library as well.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Northwest Herald

Quinn: New controls coming after Medicaid paid for dead

Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his annual budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly on March 26, 2014 in the House chambers at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.

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