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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 $112,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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5 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald

Three awarded nursing scholarships by Legion Auxiliary

Left to right, Tecia Hennessey, American Legion Auxiliary Logan Unit #263, Jacquiline Martincic, Courtney Mileham and Marlens Schrader, Unit #263 Education Chairman.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

IED Found in Downtown Springfield

First responders were called to E. Washington Street just before 6:30 PM. Many of the buildings nearby were empty because it was after work hours.

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The Southtown Star

Lincoln exhibit opens at tollway oasis

Abraham Lincoln impersonator Vernon Risty helps South Holland Mayor Don DeGraff and other officials cut the ribbon for the opening of "Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America" exhibit opening at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis, Monday, July 28th, 2014, in South Holland.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets

Managers of two Illinois state fairs have been fined for soliciting and accepting free beer tickets for the events.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

More Illinois counties could join camera program

Half a dozen counties in a central Illinois judicial district could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Prison Time For Former Custodian: Sex With Special Ed Student

A former custodian in a western Illinois school district has been sent to prison for having sex with a 15-year-old student.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Potential for Severe Weather Today in Central Illinois

The potential exists this afternoon for strong to severe storms in Springfield and the Central Illinois area.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Spaulding Launch Closed This Weekend

Boaters hoping to use Lake Springfield this weekend will need to make alternate plans.

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Lincoln Daily News

Getting by with a little help from friends and family

Relay for Life co-chairs Nicole Bottrell and Nancy Reese Getting by with a little help from friends and family L INCOLN - The upcoming Relay for Life does more than enable people to raise funds for cancer research and prevention.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Indictments Handed Down in Downtown Murder

Two Springfield men face murder charges after being indicted Thursday in the stabbing death of 59-year old James Goins back in May. Goins' body was found behind Club Station House May 26th.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

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The Korean War National Museum in Springfield was re-dedicated the same way Fighting in the Korean War ended with Marine Bob Ericson playing taps on his bugle.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Police Impersonators Tie Up, Gag Victim South of Springfield

State Police are trying to find another round of police impersonators - this time ones who robbed, tied up and gagged the victim.

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The Republic

Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines

The construction equipment company's adjusted profit topped Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Breeze Courier

Terry Robert Grant

Longtime, local businessman, Terry Robert Grant, 73, of Taylorville, IL, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. at his home.

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Examiner.com

Mary Todd Lincoln history in Batavia, Illinois

For Springfieldites in the Land of Lincoln, it seems that almost all the Lincoln sites are right here in Central Illinois.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

Rejected gun applicants deserve answers from Illinois State Police

Perhaps Illinois' latest sunshine flap, in which citizens are being denied concealed carry permits and FOID cards without explanation, will enlighten more people about the far-reaching perils of government secrecy.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Lincoln Tomb documentary to be made by Iowa filmmaker

An Iowa filmmaker is partnering with the Lincoln Monument Association to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois.

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Washington Times

Lincoln carriage to be displayed at Smithsonian

South Bend's historic Lincoln carriage will roll out of town next year to spend two months on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The vehicle, which is on permanent display at Studebaker National Museum, is the carriage that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife rode to Ford's Theatre on ... (more)

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Howlett Building Closed Today

The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.

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