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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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Local news for Springfield, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Illinois has hired few workers to oversee fracking

More than a year after a much-lauded compromise paved the way for high-volume oil and gas extraction in Illinois, the agency in charge of overseeing the practice has hired just four of 53 new employees it says it needs as it continues working to complete rules that drillers must follow.

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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Escape to Springfield, Illinois

In the very beginning of our summer road trip to explore the Land of Lincoln, we embarked upon Highway 72 in Illinois in Urbana-Champaign , traveled west approximately 50 miles to Decatur, , then another 39 miles into Springfield.

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17 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

Talk Nation Radio: Paul Findley, 93, Key Author of the War Powers...

Paul Findley served as a Republican member of United States House of Representatives from Illinois for 22 years.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebrating summer in Springfield, Illinois

Learn about Springfield Illinois, the town where Abraham Lincoln begun his political life and experience its tourist attractions such as Lincoln's old law office and the Lincoln Home national historic site.

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The News-Gazette

Area history, July 8, 2014

In 1914: The 19th Congressional District's McKinley Boys' Corn Club is believed to be the largest in the nation, says the Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. There are about 1,000 members in the eight counties of ex-Congressman William McKinley's district.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Voter gloominess shapes race for Illinois governor

In this June 29, 2014 photo, Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner talks to the congregation at a church in Chicago about his involvement in community education.

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The Tribune-Democrat

Mobile web siphoning revenue from U.S. cities as landlines fade

Tweeting, Facebooking, Skyping smartphone users are costing U.S. states and cities revenue as taxes rooted in old-fashioned telephone service fail to keep up with the Internet era.

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Belleville News Democrat

Pizza and a movie rental

The Toledo, Ohio-based pizzeria chain has contracted with the Springfield-based Family Video to build pizza kitchens inside 175 of the video store chain's 620 existing locations, including another that is planned for the video store at 108 St. Louis Road in Collinsville.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Tight Illinois budget still contains pet projects

Briana Chick, of Aurora, walks down the recently renovated main stairway leading up to the third floor of the Senate and House chambers July 1 at the state Capitol in Springfield.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

ATV Accident: Investigation Continues

Investigators in Springfield are still trying to determine what caused an ATV accident earlier this week that injured two people.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Authorities seek cause of Springfield ATV accident

Investigators in Springfield are still trying to determine what caused an ATV accident earlier this week that injured two people.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

American Thinker

Obama and a Warning from Abraham Lincoln

Concerned about the "decline in patriotic feeling and civic engagement" in present day America, editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass and Diana Schaub have compiled a thought-provoking anthology entitled What so Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

KHQA-TV Quincy

Coast-to-coast journey brings cyclist through Quincy

It all started when Dan's good friend was diagnosed with the disease, which inspired DeBardeleben to make the daunting trip.

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Breeze Courier

Brenda Melissa Hendricks Swedick Credille

Brenda Melissa Hendricks Swedick Credille , 65, formerly of Taylorville, IL & Springfield, IL, passed away June 26, 2014, at Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, WA.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

'Drive Sober' campaign returns for July 4th'Drive Sober' campaign...

Illinois and federal officials are teaming up to enforce safe driving this holiday weekend.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Lower kindergarten age among new Illinois laws

An emergency defibrillator, used to treat life threatening conditions that affect the rhythm of the heart such as cardiac arrhythmia, hangs on the wall Tuesday at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.

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Daily Herald

ECC wins first place for organ donor campaign

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White recently honored the winners of his "Be a Hero" organ/tissue donor campaign, which provided students at state community colleges the opportunity to create their own campaigns and earn community service hours while promoting the organ/tissue donor registry.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Police Seek Tips on Springfield Armed Robbery

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers wants to pay cash to anyone who can help solve a recent Springfield armed robbery.

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NBC Chicago

Rauner Asks Supporters for $5 Donations After Griffin Windfall

Bruce Rauner is not resting on his laurels after receiving a record-shattering, bombshell $2.5 donation from hedge fund mogul Ken Griffin, the richest person in Illinois.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

City Approves One Year Comcast Franchise Extension

Citing a pending audit and future negotiations, the Springfield City Council agreed to extend Comcast's franchise agreement through June 2015 instead of this December as initially planned.

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