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  1. Zoofari Offers Free Admission on July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... sponsored by the White Oaks West Animal Hospital. The Henson Robinson Zoo is located at 1100 East Lake Drive in Springfield. Any questions can be directed to their phone line at 217-585-1821. Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside ...

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  2. Democrats propose 1-month budget; Rauner ready to nix itRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan speaks at a news conference Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. The state's most powerful Democrat says the Illinois House will approve a temporary budget to ensure continued services as a new fiscal year starts Wednesday without a spending agreement.

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  3. Rauner Vetoes Portions of Transportation BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The majority of the cuts come from appropriations for improvements at the Capitol Complex in Springfield, such as $10 million for heating, air conditioning, and accessibility upgrades, and $8.5 million for planning to replace or renovate the Stratton Building. Funds for road projects were left untouched, which is welcome to news to Mike Sturino, president of the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association.

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  4. Springfield man dies in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Sangamon County authorities say one man is dead after a motorcycle crash on Springfield's north side Tuesday morning. Springfield police say officers responded to a report of a crash near the intersection of J David Jones Parkway and Veterans Parkway.

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  5. UPDATE 1-Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund says received full school paymentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... l. The current contract expires at midnight. (Reporting By Karen Pierog , additional reporting by Fiona Ortiz in Springfield, Illinois; Editing by Christian Plumb , Bernard Orr)

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  6. State Democrats To Propose 1-Month Budget For Essential ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... The Score is partners with CBS 2 TV and WBBM 780, and they give you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 [...] SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state's most powerful Democrat says the Illinois House will approve a temporary budget to ensure continued ...

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  7. Gurnee police Explorers earn badgesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... Youth Police Program sponsored by the Illinois National Guard, Illinois State Police and the American Legion in Springfield. During the first week of August, the Explorers and their advisers will travel to Romeoville to compete against peers from ...

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  8. Rauner Visits IEMA, IDOT in Springfield a " Tries to Reassure EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The governor is spending the last day of the fiscal year visiting state agencies in Springfield and Chicago, trying to reassure employees they'll get paid. "We in our administration are working for you," Rauner said.

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  9. Watch Marshawn Lynch dive into an a end zonea of SkittlesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The governor is spending the last day of the fiscal year visiting state agencies in Springfield and Chicago, trying to reassure employees they'll get paid.

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  10. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Magic 95.1

    ... arrests occurred, zero DUI arrests took place. Three people were cited for seatbelt usage, as Continue Reading>> SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Attorney General Lisa Madigan says Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to keep paying state employees even without a ...

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  11. Old Finds in RestorationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Restoration work on three historic buildings in Springfield has unearthed glimpses of the past. More than a century's worth of offices and retail businesses have been housed at the Ferguson, Bateman-Kennedy and Booth buildings.

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  12. Flood Threat in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... Mitchell, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at St Louis, spoke to the Rivers Coordinating Council in Springfield. Closures now include the Jerry Costello Lock and Dam at the Kaskaskia River; and the Louisiana Bridge.

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  13. East Side Farmers' Market opens July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Sangamon County Department of Public Health, Downtown Springfield Inc., and HSHS St. John's Hospital are teaming up to sponsor the East Side Farmers' Market from July 6 through September 28. Officials say the market will be open from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Mondays at 2833 South Grand Avenue in Springfield. Fresh produce will be sold, and customers will be able to pay with cash, debit and credit cards, LINK, and WIC Coupons.

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  14. Louisville City set for exhibition at Slugger Field against MLS affiliateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... will take them on a 320-mile trek from Abraham Lincoln's birthplace in Hodgenville to his final resting place in Springfield, Ill. Joshua Kimble and his father will embark on the "Dream Walk," which will take them on a 320-mile trek from Abraham ...

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  15. JCPS teacher fired following investigation over allegations about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... will take them on a 320-mile trek from Abraham Lincoln's birthplace in Hodgenville to his final resting place in Springfield, Ill. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- JCPS officials have fired a teacher who was under investigation over accusations she had ...

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  16. Rauner, leaders - no closer' to deal as shutdown loomsPOSTED: 06/30/2015, 08:41AMContinueRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, reaches to shake the hand of Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, after delivering his State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield in February. With the state just one day away from shutting down its services, legislative leaders - including Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan - failed to reach a compromise on Monday with Gov. Bruce Rauner over an ongoing budget impasse.

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  17. IL--Illinois News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ILRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democratic controlled Legislature are under pressure to act as the clock ticks ...

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  18. Rick Springfield is selling his hairRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ONLY $750: Rocker and actor Rick Springfield is selling off locks of his hair after a new TV drama role called for him to look more like a sophisticated doctor. Rocker and actor Rick Springfield is selling off locks of his hair after a new TV drama role called for him to look more like a sophisticated doctor.

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  19. Leap Second 2015: Don't forget to add a second to your clocks todayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... cesium. These transitions are so reliable that the cesium clock is accurate to one second in 1,400,000 years. In Springfield, Massachusetts, in the Eastern Time Zone, for example, the leap second will take place at 7:59:59 p.m. So if Alex Trebek ...

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  20. American Legion Hosts Veterans Hiring EventRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... start at 10 AM and continue until 2 PM at the Prairie Capital Convention Center located at 1 Convention Place in Springfield, Illinois. Event organizers hope to secure good jobs for veterans and assist employers in hiring them. Commander of the ...

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