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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 | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Ameren Illinois rolls out system upgrade

Ameren Illinois is embarking on a 10-year $400 million overhaul of its natural gas distribution in central and southern Illinois.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois DNR to use $1.7M grant on recreationIllinois DNR to use...

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Two Found Dead at Riverside Park Have Been Identified

The two men found dead in a car at Riverside Park Thursday evening both died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Arrests Made in January Murder

Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says three men are now in custody in connection with the January murder of Justin Sharp.

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Sys-Con Media

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Care Gets Spotlight in Chicago

When the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society hosts the IFFAS/AOFAS Meeting the third week of September, 1,000 attendees-what will be record attendance-and 500 company representatives will descend on Chicago.

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CNN

Hands Up; Please shoot your cameras

In the past five days, I have walked back and forth along the streets of Ferguson and even attending the Al Sharpton church service on Sunday, I have witnessed the media inclination towards covering only celebrity, tear gas, or violent acts by other protesters.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Radio Ink

CBS Promotes Mike Thomas

CBS radio has named Mike Thomas Vice President of sports programming. Thomas joins Mark Chernoff in overseeing CBS radio's nearly 30 sports formatted stations and CBS Sports Radio.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Fair Time in Du Quoin

Illinois has two state fairs: the Illinois State Fair, which concluded in Springfield this past Sunday, and the Du Quoin State Fair in southern Illinois, which starts Friday night and runs through Labor Day.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Medical marijuana a step closer

Sandy Champion smiles while her husband Jim Champion, an army veteran, talks about being able to scale back from taking 59 pills a day to manage his multiple sclerosis to now only taking six pills a day with the aid of marijuana and marijuana edibles in their living room on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Naperville Sun

DuPage County OKs four contracts with lobbyists

"It is critical that the county maintain a presence in Springfield and Washington, " DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said before the vote.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Rauner: Fight Over Term Limits is Not Over

The campaign for a constitutional amendment to be placed onto the ballot, chaired by gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, awaits upper court rulings on the amendment's constitutionality.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois sees year's first human case of West NileIllinois sees...

Illinois sees year's first human case of West Nile Health officials in Illinois are reporting the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year.

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