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  1. Record Warmth ContinuesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The abnormally warm middle of February continues across the CI. Monday marked the 4th straight day of record breaking warmth in Springfield.

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  2. Bears lead Chicago sports franchises in backing measure reducing...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo State Sen. Napoleon Harris, D-Harvey, speaks Jan. 13, 2016, at the Capitol in Springfield. The Chicago Bears and the NFL Players Association are at odds over a workers' compensation benefit bill in the Illinois Legislature.

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  3. How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... online to make a renewal payment, enter a vacation stop, report a missed delivery, or submit a complaint. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other ...

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  4. Ex-Illinois prosecutora s 2nd murder trial set for next week, coming to SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... He's currently on home confinement. Tags: Adams County, Cory Lovelace, Curtis Lovelace, murder, sangamon county, springfield, suggocation Story 2017 Associated Press/Newsradio WTAX - Images 2017 Newsradio WTAX

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  5. Man dies after motorcycle hits retaining wall in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say a 58-year-old man ran off the roadway in the 2300 block of West Lake Shore Drive and struck a wooden retaining wall around 10:50 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  6. Bustos: Count me out of guva s raceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... last few months, I've given a lot of thought to whether I can make the biggest difference in Washington or in Springfield. Right now, too many hardworking families are suffering because of failure and dysfunction in both of those places. "As I was ...

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  7. It's Presidents' DayRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Wilson's Almanac

    ... Trumpa S-a Sdates much earlier. Way back in 1838, a 28-year-old Lincoln gave a talk to the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois on " The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions ." Although it's one of his earliest published speeches, its ...

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  8. Forum Extended Care Services Opens New Location in Central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PR Log

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Feb. 20, 2017 - PRLog -- Forum Extended Care Services, one of the largest independent long-term care pharmacies in Illinois, is pleased to announce the expansion of its service area to include Central and Southern Illinois.

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  9. Airport GunFAIL: It's not just for passengers, anymore. GunFAIL CCXXXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Kos

    ... armed with a deadly weapon. Police also found drugs in the home, and he's facing charges of dealing marijuana. SPRINGFIELD, IL , 1/29/17: A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting in Springfield that injured ...

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  10. Springfield man facing unlawful restraint, gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Springfield Police Department says one man has been arrested for allegedly forcing a woman into his vehicle after using a handgun to threaten her. Springfield police say officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of East Kansas for a report of a 52-year-old woman allegedly being forced into a vehicle by a man identified as Thomas Faine, 64. Officers responding to the scene say they learned that Faine allegedly had a dating relationship with the woman in the past, and that Faine was allegedly armed with a handgun.

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  11. Did Abraham Lincoln's Bromance Alter the Course of American History?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... In the spring of 1837, a "long, gawky, ugly, shapeless man" walked into Joshua Speed's dry goods store in Springfield, Illinois, requesting supplies for a bed. Speed said the cost would be US$17, which ended up being too pricey for the visitor, who ...

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  12. Abraham Lincoln's warning about American demagogues like TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... Trumpa S-a Sdates much earlier. Way back in 1838, a 28-year-old Lincoln gave a talk to the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois on " The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions ." Although it's one of his earliest published speeches, its ...

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  13. Illinois Ag Department to discuss plan to fight gypsy mothsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    ... 250 species of trees and shrubs. Large populations can strip plants bare, potentially leading to tree death. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Agriculture is holding a series of meetings to discuss plans to fight the leaf-eating gypsy ...

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  14. How to deal with death as part of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... his mom died before his eyes. Now, 72, and long retired from the bill collection business he once owned in the Springfield, Ill., area, he has spent most of his adult years trying to cope with - if not overcome - his immense fear of death. ...

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  15. Youth Police Camp organized at ISP AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... at a graduation ceremony and received a certificate on the final day. This will be the 45th year for the camp in Springfield. Teens who attend learn about leadership, cultural diversity, personal development, physical fitness, and social and ...

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  16. Larry BooneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Hawk Eye

    Larry F. Boone, 76, of La Harpe, Ill., died at 9:35 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill. Born June 14, 1940, in La Harpe, he was the son of Murlie E. and Margaret Petty Boone.

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  17. The real National Treasure: US presidential librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | OUPblog

    ... Valley, California, and Alan Lowe, Executive Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, to learn more about these institutions' contents, purpose, and significance in the library community. "So it's a ...

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  18. Late goal lifts Ice Dogs over MagiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... not attacking as much as we were in the first period," Stewart said. "It was a good feeling for the guys." The Springfield Jr. Blues, Fairbanks' next opponent, steamrolled the Kenai River Brown Bears, 10-2, to hold on to third place in the standings ...

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  19. Former radio personality a oeOne-Eyed Jacka passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... known by his friends and family, began his radio career in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1972, and finally began his Springfield radio career in 1981. His most recent radio position was Morning Show Host at NewsRadio WTAX until 2003. Jack then was owner ...

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  20. Teen goes to federal prison for Springfield robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... t four times - is scheduled for April 17th. Tags: Casey's, federal court, Javon Young, Nicoria McManus, ROBBERY, springfield, Taco Gringo, U.S. Marshals Story 2017 Newsradio WTAX - Images 2017 Newsradio WTAX

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