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  1. Barack Obama makes his first major speech since leaving officeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Presidential hopeful US Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters 10 February 2007 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois Former US president Barack Obama will deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday as the centrepiece of celebrations marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth. Obama has made relatively few public appearances since leaving the White House in 2017, but he has often credited Mandela for being one of the great inspirations in his life.

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  2. SIU names interim president as embattled Dunn steps downRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... eeting Monday, the Daily Egyptian reports. Dorsey is a retired dean and provost of the SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois. He'll receive a base salary of $430,000 as interim...

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  3. Illinois State Dental Society Foundation to offer $1 million in free...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    Illinois State Dental Society Foundation to offer $1 million in free dental care July 20-21 in Springfield Special services for veterans offered on July 19th A two-day Illinois State Dental Society Foundation Mission of Mercy will take place on Friday, July 20th and Saturday, July 21st at the Bank of Springfield, 1 Convention Center Plaza, in ... (more)

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  4. An early taste of medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... in the area," says Dr. Wes McNeese, who oversees P4 for Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. "We're ultimately hoping that when these young people are done, they will come back and practice in central and southern ...

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  5. Event to help people in need with dental careRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Bank of Springfield Center is expected to host the Mission of Mercy dental clinic on July 20 and July 21, WEEK reports . The station says the Illinois State Dental Society Foundation sponsors the event, which features at least 1,000 dentists, dental hygienists, assistants and students providing a range of services.

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  6. Florida man to lead new EDCRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The people putting together the new Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation for Springfield and Sangamon County believe an outside set of eyes and ears is needed. That's how Eric Berglund came to town, introduced Monday morning as the EDC's first CEO.

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  7. UofI facilities director leads military training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team with units from all over Illinois and two dozen units from around the country. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new state program will automatically deduct money from the paychecks of about 1.2 million Illinois residents ...

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  8. Ink Master Cleen Rock One taking walk-ins at Oakwood TattooRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... operates Golden Skull Tattoo shop in Las Vegas, the only artist owned and operated shop on the Las Vegas strip. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new state program will automatically deduct money from the paychecks of about 1.2 million Illinois residents ...

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  9. Part of West Main St. in Decatur closed for repair workRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    From 7 a.m. Monday, July 16 until Monday, July 23, the 1800 block of West Main St. will be closed. SPRINGFIELD, Ill.

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  10. CLUB - La Salle County Genealogy GuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Times

    La Salle County Genealogy Guild will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at 115 Glover St., Ottawa. Speaker will be Heinz Suppan, a native of Springfield.

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  11. Gov. Rauner signs gun order of protection, waiting period lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    First lady Diana Rauner opens the door to the Illinois Governor's Mansion with her husband Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and their dog Stella during a grand reopening celebration in Springfield, Ill., Saturday, July 14, 2018. Illinois' renovated Governor's Mansion has reopened with Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, welcoming guests to the Springfield landmark.

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  12. Carseat safety checks at Effingham Fire Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be on hand to make sure your child's seat is installed correctly and they are fastened in properly. The event is being held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Effingham Fire Department parking lot at 505 West Fayette Ave. SPRINGFIELD, Ill.

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  13. UofI student accused of aiming pellet gun at police in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... deputy Cory Christensen, are all on administrative leave while an investigation is conducted. This is protocol. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new state program will automatically deduct money from the paychecks of about 1.2 million Illinois residents ...

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  14. 7/21 Enter to WIN an ATV at County Market East Carpenter Street, Springfield IL, 1:00 a "Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The highly popular TV series ended its run in 2015 and fans have been holding out hope for a continuation on the big screen - and now movie bosses have confirmed they will start production later in the summer.

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  15. Drive-in movie theaters in (almost) every stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | USA Today

    ... the Spud Drive-In in Driggs is a nostalgic treat for summer movie-goers. Illinois: The Route 66 Drive In in Springfield, Illinois was named the Green Meadows Drive-In Theater when it opened in 1978. After going dark in 1982 for 20 years, the drive ...

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  16. Couple buys historic Gillett Mansion in ElkhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Route 66 News

    A couple from Springfield, Illinois, purchased the historic Gillett Mansion that sits atop of prominent hill just east of the Route 66 town of Elkhart, Illinois. Last year, 576 acres of the farm sold at auction for $3.9 million.

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  17. Mansion reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... embarrassment for all of us as Illinois citizens," Diana Rauner said at Saturday's grand re-opening ceremony in Springfield. The days of disrepair are over, and the $15 million privately funded renovation, shepherded by the First Lady, is complete. ...

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  18. Matheny outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... won league championships in 2010 and 2011 with Johnson City of the rookie Appalachian League and in 2012 with Springfield of the Texas League (AA). He most recently managed in 2016 with Memphis of the Pacific Coast League (AAA). The team plans to ...

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  19. Governor's Mansion reopens after $15 million renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Hastings Tribune

    Guests and visitors make their way up the spiral grand staircase during public tours at the grand reopening of the Illinois Governor's Mansion on East Jackson Street in Springfield, Ill., Saturday, July 14, 2018.

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  20. Bentley, Janice FayeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 14 | Lincoln Daily News

    Janice Faye Bentley, 77, of Springfield passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Heritage Health in Springfield.

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