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6 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com
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.
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9 hrs ago | Breeze Courier
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.
14 hrs ago | SFGate
Cecilia Abadie models her Google Glass as she talks with her attorney outside of traffic court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in San Diego.
16 hrs ago | The Southtown Star
One year ago, the head of the AFL-CIO predicted Gov. Pat Quinn could not win re-election "without making peace with the unions."
20 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
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.
Springfield Illinois is just one of the cities along the iconic Route 66 . The route that stretched from Chicago to California was made famous with stops along the way as well as the television show and lyrics from Bobby Troup's song that says, "If you ever plan to motor west Travel my way, the highway that's the best.
Like Detroit firemen and policemen who paid their full pension dues, many Americans will be rewarded in old age by poverty.
At this time of year, workers climb onto the roof of the Capitol and string those multi-colored holiday lights.
The Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial will host the 26th annual Christmas Remembrance ceremony for Illinois soldiers listed as prisoners of war or missing in action in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
A Springfield fire official today said tests revealed baby powder was the suspicious white substance that fell out of an envelope in a building across from the Capitol.