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  1. ACLU praises new Illinois limits on cellphone surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... so that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new Illinois law limits how police can use devices that cast a wide net in gathering cellphone data and are ...

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  2. Illinois governor working with police on marijuana billRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... 2016 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Rauner is working with Illinois police on how to handle a law change making marijuana possession in small amounts ...

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  3. Illinois State Museum to offer behind-the-scenes tours of Research & Collections CenterRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    The Illinois State Museum will provide guided tours of the Research and Collections Center , 1011 E Ash St, Springfield, IL 62703, on Saturday, July 30. Tours will be scheduled between 9 a.m. and Noon and 1 - 4 p.m. The RCC houses the State of Illinois' collection that consists of more than 13 million objects.

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  4. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit coming to Springfield and Central Illinois African American History MuseumRead the original story

    Friday | Lincoln Daily News

    The Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum will host the 'Tuskegee Airmen, Rise Above' traveling exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport from September 13 - 17, 2016.

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  5. TV anchor tells how the heartache of losing TWO premature triplets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... told how the experience taught her to 'embrace every day like it could be your last'. Stacey Skrysak, 36, from Springfield, Illinois, was 'heartbroken' when she went into labor at 22 weeks and five days - almost half the duration of a normal ...

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  6. Discount Admission Tickets Available For Purchase At Area RetailersRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    ... at the Emmerson Building on the fairgrounds, these discount booklets are now also available for purchase at Springfield area County Market locations and central Illinois Qik-N-Ez stores. As a long-time partner of the Illinois State Fair, we are ...

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  7. Sharing a Bed With LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    On April 15, 1837, young Abraham Lincoln ambled into Joshua Fry Speed's Springfield, Ill., dry-goods store to purchase a new bed-though he had no clue where he might set up housekeeping. A few weeks earlier, the sophomore legislator had helped designate Springfield as the new state capital.

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  8. Springfield Fire Marshal: a oeBeat The Heata This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... high as 115 degrees. Now, think about what firefighters might have to go through if they have to fight a fire. Springfield fire marshal Chris Richmond says the department rotates crews in and out of a fire quicker than normal, and makes sure they ...

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  9. Midwest mugginess linked to crops working up a 'corn sweat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Albany Times Union

    ... stays close to a fan keeping cool inside a barn at the Illinois State Fair grounds Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Dangerously warm conditions are in the forecast for the Midwest over the next few days. Hank will participates this ...

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  10. past due clip artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The City of Springfield may finally be willing to put the clamp down on the state using electricity and water without paying for it. CWLP Chief Utilities Engineer Doug Brown says the state's bills for all accounts now eclipse $12 million, and as of Tuesday, the city has received checks for $500,000.

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  11. Watch Celine Dion impersonate Cher, Rihanna, Michael JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The surprise rain of overnight may be but a temporary break from the heat and humidity of the rest of the weekend, and while you want to turn up the air conditioner, you may want to keep conserving energy, too. The City of Springfield may finally be willing to put the clamp down on the state using electricity and water without paying for it.

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  12. Springfield road closures to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Among them, the city's Public Works Department announced it would close four streets for work related to the Springfield Railroad Relocation and Construction project starting Monday, July 25: The City also announced work on sidewalks, curbs and gutters at 1st Street Iles and Scarritt stating July 25 and lasting up to one month.

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  13. Wet and Wild WIXY WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIXY-FM Champaign

    This weekend, WIXY and Country Financial Agent Chris Greenwold are giving away four-packs of tickets to Knights Action Park in Springfield.

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  14. Extreme heat broiling the central U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS News

    ... stays close to a fan keeping cool inside a barn at the Illinois State Fair grounds Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. The Madison Metropolitan School District closed all summer school programs Thursday because of the excessive heat ...

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  15. CEO of CarMax Thomas Folliard Sold -7-,4'5 Shares of Company on July -9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | GuruFocus.com

    ... of time. During the first quarter of 2016, the company opened two stores in new markets, including one in Springfield, Illinois, and another in San Francisco, California. The company also opened a store in El Paso, Texas, at the end of the quarter. ...

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  16. Springfield police investigating July 13 battery, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Springfield Police Department is seeking the public's help in its investigation into a battery and robbery that happened on July 13. Springfield police say the incident happened between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. near Seventh Street and Jackson Street. According to the preliminary investigation, officers say a female was playing "Pokemon Go" on her phone when she was approached by a black female, described as having braided hair pulled into a ponytail.

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  17. Warm summer sunset at clear sky and distant land shape.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A heatwave is described as three or more days with a high temperature at 90 degrees or above. Springfield will be experiencing just that in the coming days, along with an Excessive Heat Warning to boot.

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  18. Rauner Answers Questions About Not Attending RNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... We're not fixing them fast enough. And, I'm full-time focused on getting Illinois strong, and I'm focused in Springfield and traveling the stateso that's how I spend my time." Nevertheless, the bills Rauner signed in Murphysboro strengthen the ...

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  19. Langfelder: $17 Mil for Y Block Contribution is Too MuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    One of two proposals submitted to revive the so-called "Y Block" in downtown Springfield could cost taxpayers $17 million. Mayor Jim Langfelder says that's how much of a local share would be needed for what might be considered a "pie in the sky" proposal submitted by Indiana-based Flaherty and Collins of apartments, retail, and other items.

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  20. Slow and Steady: How WIU-QC Has Grown Despite Tough Times in Higher EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | River Cities' Reader

    ... percent - more than double the percentage increase for the next-best-performer, the University of Illinois at Springfield. So the glass is probably half-full when it comes to WIU-QC, largely because its enrollment has been an exception to the exodus ...

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