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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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3 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Local Masons celebrate a nifty 150

Oregon Masonic Lodge members Leonard Jones and Mark Shaulis look at the lodge Bible on display in the newly renovated library. As the lodge celebrates its 150th anniversary this month, Shaulis, the lodge's worshipful master, said "it's remarkable for an organization to remain active for this long."

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

New Subpoena Issued in NRI Probe

The 2010 Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, the subject of a scathing state auditor general's report for mismanagement and misspending, already has been under scrutiny by federal prosecutors in Springfield, the Cook County state's attorney and a legislative commission. The subpoena, dated Aug. 27, was delivered to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the state agency that took over NRI, according to agency spokeswoman Cristin Evans.

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USA Today

AA expects great strides in merger next year, CEO says

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Tuesday that merging operations with US Airways will mean combining loyalty programs early next year, gaining a single certificate from the Federal Aviation AA expects great strides in merger next year, CEO says WASHINGTON -- American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Tuesday that merging operations with US Airways will mean combining loyalty programs early next year, gaining a single certificate from the Federal Aviation Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s5mMax An American Eagle jet taxis to a gate past the control tower after landing March 12, 2013, at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill.

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Route 66 News

Owner of troubled Bel-Aire Motel dies

Gopal Motwani, owner of the historic but troubled Bel-Aire Motel on Sixth Street in Springfield, Illinois, died Saturday near his home in Naples, Florida, reported the Springfield State Journal-Register . After putting the motel up for sale for $750,000 - plus $114,000 in fines for 700 code violations - this summer, Motwani told the newspaper he was doing it because of health problems.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Door Reminder

Gas prices drop slightly as summer nears endGas prices drop slightly...

Gas prices drop slightly as summer nears end Decline expected to continue Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1s4cojt A motorist puts fuel in his car's gas tank at a service station in Springfield, Ill., in June. File/AP FILE - In this June 11, 2013, file photo, a motorist puts fuel in his car's gas tank at a service station in Springfield, Ill.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Oak Ridge Cemetery Restoring Abe Lincolna s Vault

A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body after his 1865 funeral in Springfield is set to be restored, state officials said. Illinois bid documents show up to $300,000 in repairs and waterproofing are planned at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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TVSPY

Sheinelle Jones Joining 'Weekend Today'

As our sister site TVNewser reported , former WTXF anchor Sheinelle Jones has been named news anchor of NBC's weekend Today Show starting October 4. Deborah Turness described Jones as "an experienced journalist, a fantastic reporter and a dynamic interviewer who will bring so much to Weekend TODAY and the entire NBC News team." In March , Jones told viewers she was leaving Philadelphia FOX owned station WTXF to be with her kids.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Carbon Monoxide Sickens Dozens of North Mac Students

Anywhere from 65 to 100 North Mac Intermediate School students were sent to Springfield hospitals Monday following a carbon monoxide leak. "There are unconfirmed reports of over 400 parts per million of CO inside the school, [there are also] unconfirmed reports they've found the source," said Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin, whose department is assisting.

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Lincoln Daily News

Opportunity for students to explore Engineering

Acting Secretary Erica Borggren announced today an opportunity for students to learn different aspects of engineering through the Engineering Explorer Post 6 program sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation .

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Rauner's schools plan raises some eyebrows

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by Bruce Rauner, the Republican businessman challenging Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn this fall.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

In this April 16, 2012 file photo, an Illinois Department of Revenue employee offers assistance to income tax payers at the Illinois Department of Revenue in Springfield, Ill. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday, Sept.

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Newsday

Regional airlines' tough times may mean fare hikes

Baggage handlers unload an American Eagle jet on March 12, 2013 in Springfield, Ill. Regional airlines are facing a stormy future with declining revenue and rising costs, even as the major carriers grow.

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Daily Herald

Probation, jail for Elgin Tower arsonist

A 59-year-old homeless man recently pleaded guilty to setting fire earlier this year to an elevator at the iconic, art deco Elgin Tower Building. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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Illinoisreview

Pray-ers say "God Belongs in Springfield"

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois still employs 173 hired improperly

Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state watchdog, a document released Friday shows. Illinois still employs 173 hired improperly Gov. Pat Quinn's administration hired more than 60 percent of the Illinois Department of Transportation workers whose employment was deemed improper by a state watchdog, a document released Friday shows.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

New Americorp Grads Ready to Serve

The lawn of the Old State Capitol in Springfield was a sea of red Friday afternoon. That's because dozens of young adults in red jackets were taking their pledge to begin their year in AmeriCorps, which is observing its 20th anniversary.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Equal rights for all: What's not to like?

May 16, 1976: An estimated 10,000 marchers descended on the Capitol building in Springfield, Ill., to demonstrate for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. In the 1970s, arguments against the Equal Rights Amendment were that a husband would no longer be able to support his wife, that it would cause rampant abortion, that women would have to fight in combat, that it would invade privacy, that it would cause same-sex marriage and that it would bring about unisex bathrooms.

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Patch.com

Rep. Sandack Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

State Representative Ron Sandack has been awarded the "Guardian of Small Business" award by the National Federation of Independent Business/Illinois . The award is issued every other year, and is based on key small business votes taken in the Illinois General Assembly.

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Lincoln Daily News

Xtreme 320 Youth - New Leaders New Night

Open Arms Christian Fellowship welcomes Caleb & Stacy Peacock as the Lead Ministry Couple overseeing our XTREME 320 Ministries.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

South Carolina dad accused killing his five children was ex-con

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed Thursday.

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