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2 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer
On March 25th, 2014, Land of Lincoln Honor Flight will honor 88 veterans by taking them on a no-expense, day-long trip to Washington, D.C., so they may visit and reflect at their national memorials.
11 hrs ago | Northwest Herald
I am writing in support of a “yes” vote on the referendum to directly elect the county board chairman.
A suburban Chicago man is building a replica of the train that transported the body of Abraham Lincoln from Washington to his final resting place in Springfield, Illinois so that another generation can experience its historic journey.
Historians believe they've unraveled the mystery of a cryptic note Abraham Lincoln penned that doesn't identify the recipient by name and has a section clipped out.
A federal jury in Springfield has convicted the daughter of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright of money laundering and making false statements in connection with the alleged misuse of a state grant.
Clockwise from top left, Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Dan Rutherford and Bruce Rauner are seeking the Republican nomination for governor.
The Hospice Gala will be on April 12 at the Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway in Springfield.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is seeking "a creative, energetic and experienced Director of Exhibits to lead the institution's exhibit programs and initiatives and serve as a key member of the senior management team."
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois.
Boston will be hitting the road this summer for the first time since 2012. The band revealed a series of dates to promote their most recent album, ' Life, Love & Hope .'
The Senate approved a resolution Thursday by a vote of 38-17 to set the revenue level at $34.5 billion - about 3 percent less than the number on which the current budget is based.
An Illinois woman who fought the state's ban on carrying concealed weapons after she was attacked now has her permit to have a handgun in public.
SPRINGFIELD ­­- A sea of yellow “Don't Tread on Me” flags flew over the front lawn of the state Capitol Wednesday as gun owners from across the state marched up the steps, called out lawmakers and crowded into the first-floor rotunda.