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  1. Springfield to hold annual Veterana s Day Parade MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The City of Springfield will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 with it's annual Veteran's Day Parade. The parade will be held Monday, November 12th in downtown Springfield.

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  2. A sweeter TIFRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    More money is going to a new business, lumber supplier LS, under an amendment the Springfield city council approved Tuesday. The city's economic development director, Val Yazell, explains "We were giving a little bit more support to them in the TIF, plus a rebate of some of their sales tax" that the business generates, says the city's economic development director, Val Yazell.

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  3. Ornament celebrates mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The ornament is part of a commemorative series from the City of Springfield, benefiting St Joseph's Home, a nursing facility. The 26th installment in the series celebrates the city's newest / old tourist attraction, as 2018 is the year the mansion re-opened after a thorough restoration.

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  4. Vigil for the Pittsburgh ElevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The speakers at an interfaith vigil outside the state Capitol Thursday faced a colorful sea of umbrellas, as the rain could not keep away a couple of hundred who wanted to defy the hatred shown by the Pittsburgh synagogue gunman five days earlier. "We are one world, one country, one state, and one city," said Springfield mayor Jim Langfelder .

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  5. Springfield shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Police cars could be seen in the area around South 16th Street and Cedar Street.

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  6. Blessing, ribbon cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    If you drive Ninth Street in Springfield, you've seen the new Women and Children's Clinic go up, complete with sky bridge to HSHS St John's Children's Hospital. Services and offices for women and children are in one new place, and a short, indoor walk to the children's hospital.

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  7. An evening with DorisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    That's Doris Kearns Goodwin, whose talk Monday headlined a fund-raiser for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation in Springfield. Her visit comes at the debut of Leadership in Turbulent Times , which looks at Lincoln and three other presidents.

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  8. UPDATED: No threat at LHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Here's an update to a story we've been bringing you this afternoon about Lanphier High School. A news release from District 186 says Springfield police have identified the person responsible for a social media threat - and determined there is no danger to the school.

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  9. $1.25M settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    If nothing else, we can say this about Chris Schaller: His misdeeds have cost his former employer, Diamond Mortgage in Springfield, about $1.25 million dollars.

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  10. LaHood, Rodriguez debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Incmbent U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood and Eureka College professor Junius Rodriguez debated Monday in Springfield. The first question had to do with the thousands of Central American migrants attempting to reach the U.S. "We have some of the most tight vetting of individuals coming into the United States that you would find anywhere in the world, with the exception of maybe Israel," Rodriguez said.

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  11. So long, Shop a n SaveRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Supervalu announced the plan to shut down the 16 Shop 'n Save stores it has left after it sold 19 stores to Schnuck Markets in the St. Louis area in September. The Springfield stores that will now close are located on Wabash Avenue and North Grand Avenue.

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  12. New donations to ALPLMRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A donation to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum includes paperwork dealing with the expansion of the United States. After the treaty of Greenville in 1794, General Benjamin Harrison wanted to show his appreciation.

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  13. Celebrating a fairer FEMA formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    When a flood hit a small central Illinois town three years ago, FEMA was not much help, because Illinois has a large population. In a place like Kincaid, in Christian County, the numbers worked against you.

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  14. Financial outlook: MixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    There was bad news and good Tuesday for Springfield aldermen. The bad is that while Standard and Poor's did not change the city's AA rating, the outlook is revised downward to negative.

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  15. Pence all in for DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A crowd estimated at 250 stood in a Panther Creek Country Club ballroom for a not-quite-half-hour speech from Vice President Mike Pence Friday afternoon. "Abraham Lincoln was asked if he thought God was on his side," said Pence.

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  16. Vets, Dems stand against RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Four weeks before the election - and two days before the final candidates' debate in Quincy - Illinois Democrats and veterans are reminding the public about the Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the state veterans' home in Quincy. It's blamed for fourteen deaths, and the group standing outside the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs office in Springfield Tuesday said Gov. Rauner is to blame for much of the fallout.

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  17. Wrongful Conviction DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Tuesday was Wrongful Conviction Day. One of the places taking note was the quad on the Springfield campus of the University of Illinois.

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  18. Leone: Back Hatgate investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The flap over whether the stovepipe hat at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum really belonged to our sixteenth president is a community-wide embarrassment, according to Pasfield House owner Tony Leone , who addressed the city council Tuesday. "Tourism dollars, expertise on Lincoln, our reputation," Leone said the city is losing before referring to an Illinois Times cartoon: "Bruce Rushton's dunce hat? Everybody in Springfield will be wearing that if we don't straighten out this foundation and don't allow any other foundation to abuse the privilege."

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  19. R and D strong but stalling in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Before you can make things or sell things you have to have R & D. Research and development. And, in a new report, the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition reports the state is not growing there.

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  20. Childrena s car seat safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Four out of five children's car seats are not installed properly. Events like Seat Check Saturday, an effort of the Illinois Department of Transportation, secretary of state's office, and Illinois State Police, aim to make more children safe.

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