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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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23 min ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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Daily Herald

Sangamon County panel OKs $2.6 million settlement

A Sangamon County committee has approved a $2.6 million settlement offer to the family of a former clown charged with child sex crimes who died in jail in 2007.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

County May Settle with a oeKlutzoa Family

A Sangamon County committee has approved a $2.6 million settlement offer to the family of a former clown charged with child sex crimes who died in jail in 2007.

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Mirror.co.uk

Mother who 'told people she and her son had cancer' is arrested ahead of TV appearance

Melissa D Barton, 25, is believed to have been on her way to film with Dr Phil when she was detained before taking a flight to Chicago Melissa Barton a mother-of-two in Illinois has been arrested after she allegedly lied about her - and her son - having cancer in order to receive donations.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Illinois took too much money from federal Medicaid account, audit says

Under the rotunda of the Illinois State Capitol building on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Springfield.

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Bradenton.com

State hearing focuses on cutting greenhouse gases

Jim Ross, manager, Division of Air Pollution Control at State of Illinois, testifies during an Illinois Commerce Commission hearing Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

West Chicago Man Dies in I-55 Accident Near Atlanta

A 30 year old suburban Chicago man is dead following a single-car crash about a half hour north of Springfield.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Schnucks Reaches Potential Settlement in 2012/2013 Security Breach

A tentative settlement has been reached between Schnucks and credit or debit card users that may have been affected by a months-long security breach .

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Lincoln Daily News

Elkhart Historical Society offers to Mary Todd Lincoln Dramatic reenactments this fall

The Elkhart Historical society will be offering two very special dramatic presentations this fall featuring Mary Todd Lincoln portrayer Pam Brown.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

S. Illinois woman charged in alleged cancer scam

A southern Illinois woman is facing charges after allegedly trying to scam people for money by falsely claiming she and her son had cancer.

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News Observer

GOP newcomers say lack of experience asset in 2014

In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White speaks at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Springfield Pot Dispensary: Investor Eyeing a Site

State restrictions are largely limiting potential sites for growing and selling medical marijuana in Illinois' capital city.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

12-year-old Illinois girl sells steer for $100K

In this Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn congratulates Shaelye Varner, center, on her grand champion steer during the Governor's Sale of Champions at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Arrest Made in Springfield Robbery

Brown is alleged to have robbed employees of cell phones and lottery tickets at gunpoint around 1:15 am Friday.

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Lincoln Daily News

Poetry meets history in Springfield

Nationally recognized poets will bring their powerful words and thought-provoking questions to Springfield in a series of 'Poets in the Parlor' appearances at the Vachel Lindsay Home and one event at the Old State Capitol.

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