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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 $113,000 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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37 min ago | CNN

Risk of Severe Thunderstorms to Hit Illinois on Monday September 1, 2014

Risk of Severe Thunderstorms is on its way for Illinois on Monday September 1, 2014 and it will bring 30+ mm of Rain Locally and it will bring Chain Lightning and Very Loud Thunder in the State of Illinois and it will bring some Damaging Winds Capable of Knocking out Power and can cause the Sewers to Back up on the Streets and it will bring Heavy ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Springfield drug suspect had reinforced door

Law enforcement officers in Springfield say a drug suspect arrested this week had barricaded himself inside his home behind a door reinforced with iron bars, windows covered with plywood and a back door rigged to deliver an electric shock.

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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Lipe Orchard dates back to the 1800's

Lipe Orchards roadside stand is located on Illinois Street in Carbondale, Illinois.

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11 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Semple Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Becky Semple of Hartsburg has been recognized as the August Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

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15 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

If you've ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Local

State Agency Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

A Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Flooding Thursday

Springfield viaducts were full of water Thursday night from flash flooding. More than two inches of rain were officially recorded at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Immigration Reform Advocates Rally in Springfield

The seemingly last-minute rally was meant to draw attention to what organizer Sonny Garcia says is President Obama's broken promise to overhaul the way illegal immigrants are dealt with.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Downtown Festivals Could Get a Tune-Up

But Executive Director Victoria Ringer says some of the tried-and-true events such as the Taste of Downtown may need a tune-up.

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CE News

APWA elects 2014-2015 president, board

Larry Stevens, P.E., PWLF, project director for HR Green, Inc. in Johnston, Iowa, was elected president of the American Public Works Association during the recent 2014 APWA International Public Works Congress and Exposition in Toronto.

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Lincoln Daily News

Celtic Festival in Springfield this weekend

The St. Andrews Society of Central Illinois is hosting a Celtic Festival in downtown Springfield, Illinois August 31st, 2014 on 7th street between Washington St. and Adams.

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The Logan County Herald

Steve and Annie Chapman lend their voices to celebrate WLLM 10th anniversary

Doors open at 6:30 PM. The Chapmans have shared their writing and musical talents with crowds all over America for the past four decades.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Illinois Supremes Back a oeHomea

After more than a year hearing cases in Chicago, Illinois State Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita Garman says it is time her court returns home.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Veteran Walks for Others

A 23-year old veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is making his way from coast to coast - but he is doing it by foot.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Dead Presidents Blog: Land of Lincoln

The long haul yesterday paid off today rewarding us with a leisurely day to spend in Lincoln's hometown of Springfield, IL.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.

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SFGate

Lincoln library plans Stevenson family exhibit

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Daily Herald

Former Springfield teacher convicted of sex abuse

The State Journal-Register reports that 59-year-old Steven Battles was sentenced to seven years in prison in Sangamon Circuit Court Monday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

BenU at Mesa welcomes new year, new faces

Some 200 students are attending classes, meeting with faculty and staff - including a brand new associate vice president for Student Life - plus renewing and forming friendships.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Which Candidate Do You Dislike the Least?

Come Election Day, many of us will be voting one-handed - because we'll be holding our noses with the other hand.

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