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The Republican primary for Illinois governor is approaching after a campaign that featured unprecedented involvement by labor unions, allegations of sexual harassment and millions in spending by one candidate.
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Boston will be hitting the road this summer for the first time since 2012 with the Doobie Brothers.
Saturday | Lincoln Daily News
Country music's hottest group is coming to the 2014 Illinois State Fair. Florida Georgia Line, known as FGL, has been booked to perform at the Grandstand on Aug. 10. The vocal duo has rocketed to stardom since the release of "Here's to the Good Times," their debut studio album, slightly more than a year ago.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has searched state Rep. Keith Farnham's state office and home, the federal agency confirmed Friday.
Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, will launch its newest After School Advantage computer lab in Springfield School District 186 - an area recently impacted by budget cuts.
When thinking travel in Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln sites are the most common to come to mind, but in the Capital city, many events bring visitors to town.
The March 18 primary election features two Republican candidates in the 42nd District in the Illinois House of Representatives, with incumbent Jeanne Ives running for re-election against challenger Adam Johnson.
The president of the Illinois Senate is inviting - daring - the Republican nominee for governor to offer input on the budget.
By Michael Kloppenburg Star-Gazette reporter With the fate of the effort to consolidate the A-C Central and PORTA school districts to be decided at the polls on Tuesday, the heads of the districts' respective educator's associations' sat down with the Star-Gazette to discuss the viewpoints of teachers in the two districts.
Hmmm, apparently some Catholic bloggers are attempting to treat clown masses as if they were urban myths.
Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy , 202-682-4131, jwalton@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- The Institute on Religion and Democracy is mourning the death of long-time friend and defender of persecuted Christians, the Very Reverend Keith Roderick.
An age old question has resurfaced - should someone who works for the city of Springfield have to live in a certain place? The contract for the city's nurse case manager says he or she has to live in Sangamon County, but budget director Bill McCarty said the company doing the hiring, Triune Health Group, chose someone in Macon County.
Springfield, Ill. - Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on pension reform: "We have shared a letter with the Attorney General expressing interest in an aggressive pursuit of a prompt decision on the pension reform legislation.
Chuck Miller's 1956 Chevrolet Handyman isn't his first love but it's probably pretty damn close to it.
Calvin Christian III found himself again in handcuffs after being arrested for failure to appear in a Montgomery County court.