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  1. Ita s HotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | WTAX-AM 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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  2. U.S. HUD: Springfield Among Communities To Receive $2.8 Million Federal DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Nearly two dozen Illinois communities including Springfield will receive $2.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Sen. Dick Durbin announced the grants.

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  3. Private Funds Raised To Make Needed Repairs To Crumbling Governora s MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A private fundraising campaign to restore the governor's mansion in Springfield has received about $4.5 million toward its estimated goal of $15 million. The goal is to complete the work at the historic Illinois Executive Mansion before Illinois statehood's 200th anniversary in 2018.

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  4. Three Injured in I-55 AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois State Police say a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Kassidy Alderman of Grand Ridge rear-ended a vehicle driven by 49-year-old Michael Schultz of Springfield while both were northbound on 55 near Divernon.

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  5. BOS Buys Naming Rights to PCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The center's governing body voted Monday to enter into a 10-year, $150,000 per year agreement with BOS for the renaming - a move that PCCC general manager Brian Oaks says grows on an already-good relationship. "For the last couple of years, we've named an outdoor concert area that we have adjacent to the building 'BOS Plaza,'" says Oaks.

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  6. Springfield Chapter Of The a oeNew Black Panther Partya Addresses City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The national group's Facebook page has postings referencing some police department accused of assaulting or killing black males as "pig departments," but the year-old Springfield Chapter of the "New Black Panther Party" says they want to help Springfield Police do their jobs better. Chairperson Keith Muhammad, however, tells the Springfield City Council the national organization has a much stronger message to get out.

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  7. Winslow: Police Shootings Wona t Stop UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Given the recent events that have taken place in Dallas, Minnesota, and Louisiana, just to name a few, police officers everywhere are going through a tough time. That includes our officers right here in Springfield.

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  8. Generic WTAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Officials in Springfield are reviewing proposals for a health clinic to serve employees, retirees and family members covered by the city's insurance plan. The clinic would offer physicals, vaccines and other care such as treatment for minor illnesses.

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  9. Rauner: I Still Want Lawmakers Working on Full BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Governor Bruce Rauner talks with a military member Friday at the Illinois American Legion Convention at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. Governor Bruce Rauner is drawing some criticism for something he is alleged to have said to a central Illinois radio station last week.

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  10. Crimestoppers a oeCold Casea : Woman Missing Since 2008, Feared DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The disappearance of a Springfield woman eight years ago is the subject of the latest "cold case" re-opened by Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers. Officials say Michelle "Shelly" Bianco was last seen as she was leaving leaving her cousin's home in April of 2008 at the 2100 block of South Grand Avenue East, getting into a black Pontiac with a sunroof, driven by a white male with a small build and black hair and an unshaven face.

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  11. Golf Time in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    After many months of planning the Lincoln Land Charity Championship officially teed off Thursday morning at the Panther Creek Country Club right here in Springfield. The event features a full field of 156 golfers.

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  12. U of I President Proposes Freezing Tuition AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says he plans to propose a third consecutive tuition freeze for the university's three campuses. Killeen says if university trustees agree to the freeze for 2017-18, it would help make the university more competitive with schools in other states.

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  13. Springfield City Council Revisits Potential Drone BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    When discussion was put on left last fall, officials wanted to ban drones and model aircraft from flying over any city-owned property. Since then, the FAA put out long-anticipated guidelines.

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  14. Reaction to Clinton VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    With the Democratic presidential nominee's Springfield appearance Wednesday being by invitation only, she was pretty much preaching to the choir. "There's a lot of decisions that are made not in front of cameras and not cheering and clapping and shaking hands," said State Rep. Sue Scherer , a Hillary Clinton supporter.

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  15. LISTEN: Hillary Clintona s Speech in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Here is Hillary Clinton's speech at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, as heard live on WTAX July 13th.

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  16. Springfield-Area Historic Sites to be Open 7 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The Old State Capitol and the Dana-Thomas House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are open daily beginning this week. Lincoln's New Salem State Park, just north of Springfield opens daily July 18. Lincoln served in the Legislature at the Old State Capitol and in 1858 delivered his "House Divided" speech there.

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  17. TODAYa S Must See: An honest trailer for a Ghostbusters 2aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    You wouldn't think there would be division over how the City of Springfield gets people to pay fines and fees, but there is.

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  18. Hillary Clinton Campaigns in Springfield -- Live Coverage at 11:30am on WTAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder couldn't be more happy to hear that a Presidential candidate is making a return visit to Springfield. Hillary Clinton is expected to speak at the Old State Capitol at a different time than originally announced - around 11:30am Wednesday, just a day after Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed her.

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  19. Springfield City Council Debates Past Due Fee CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    You wouldn't think there would be division over how the City of Springfield gets people to pay fines and fees, but there is. Aldermen will debate next week a proposal that would see debts older than 120 days be sent to a third party collector - done now, but instead, with 100 percent of the money collected going to the city, instead of only about 70 percent.

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  20. Land from 1908 Race Riots to be Preserved: FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    U.S. officials have declared a Springfield block with ties to a landmark 1908 race riot historically significant, removing it from consideration as a route for upgraded rail traffic. The Federal Railroad Administration sent a letter to city officials saying the land with remains of five houses destroyed by a mob on Aug. 14, 1908 is eligible for preservation as part of the National Register of Historic Places.

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