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7 hrs ago | RiverBender.com
An exchange of well-wishes between a first-year president and the world's oldest republic is the latest find of the Springfield-based Papers of Abraham Lincoln, a foundational research arm of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
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16 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle
In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill. speaks in Chicago. Senator Kirk underwent surgery Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 to have his gallbladder removed in Chicago.
21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
Today Representative Aaron Schock introduced the Family Cord Blood Banking Act. Umbilical cord blood is unique in that it has a high concentration of rich stem cells that can then be used to combat various diseases which may develop throughout ones life.
Yesterday | WHBF-TV Rock Island
Tammy Altepeter of St. Louis held the hand of her 10-year-old son as they toured the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site recently.
But every Feb. 12 at the Old Statehouse in Springfield, Ill., scores of farmers leave the livestock and the frozen corn and bean fields to sit in the balconies alongside scholars and statesmen for the Abraham Lincoln Association's annual Lincoln Symposium, held since 1908 on Lincoln's birthday.
Wallace L. Heil, Jr., 72, of Taylorville, IL passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:04 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Cecilia Abadie models her Google Glass as she talks with her attorney outside of traffic court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in San Diego.
One year ago, the head of the AFL-CIO predicted Gov. Pat Quinn could not win re-election "without making peace with the unions."
The Dana-Thomas House State Historic Site is decking the halls with new decorations and spreading holiday cheer with music, poetry, children's activities and even a holiday-themed writing workshop.
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A group aimed at keeping religion away from politics said the large "A" near the Christmas display in Chicago's Daley Plaza is aimed at encouraging atheists.
A Springfield financial advisor has been arrested for allegedly defrauding an 84-year-old woman from Sangamon County out of $65,000.
Gov. Pat Quinn is set to get about $74,000 in back pay now that Illinois lawmakers have finally approved a pension deal.