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  1. Fight Preview: Holly Holm vs. Miesha TateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The city of Springfield is in arbitration over its coal contract, while another firm that wants the city's business is saying "What about us?" Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017 includes increases in education spending.

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  2. City Accused of Backroom Deals on Coal ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The city of Springfield is in arbitration over its coal contract, while another firm that wants the city's business is saying "What about us?" Roger Dennison of Foresight Energy says he thinks his firm's bid for coal is much better than that of Saint Louis-based Arch Coah which operates the Viper Mine, but you wouldn't know that. "I'm probably stupid for coming up here [Tuesday night] and doing this; I think I'm going to lose the business anyway," says Dennison.

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  3. Easter Egg HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Hip and Hop your way to our FREE Easter Egg Hunt on March 26, 2016 at Knight's Action Park ! Each hunt will have 2 areas, one for kids ages 4-6 and another for 3 and under.

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  4. Benton: Campaign Ads Against McCann a oeMostly Factuala , but UnimportantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A political action committee based in Chicago is running a load of attack ads against the incumbent in one of the races in the March 15th primary, and so far, the man they seem to benefit is okay with that. Illinois State Trooper Bryce Benton is running against State Senator Sam McCann in the 50th District, but Benton says while the ads are "mostly factual" as far as he's concerned, that's not what he's focusing on.

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  5. Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal on Springfield Panhandling BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from Springfield, Illinois, officials seeking to reinstate an ordinance that banned panhandling in the city's downtown historic district. The ordinance defined panhandling as a verbal request for the immediate donation of money.

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  6. Desert Storm, 25 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    It only lasted a few weeks, and it made charismatic stars of Gens. Colin Powell and Norman Schwarzkopf.

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  7. ALPLM Welcomes Four Millionth VisitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A cross-country move sounds like adventure enough. But the Arnold family, relocating from Oregon to Kentucky, had a surprise to remember this morning during a Springfield layover.

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  8. No E-mail, ThanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    At a Springfield stop on his tour to promote education funding, Illinois Times reporter Bruce Rushton noted he was unsuccessful in his public-records request for Rauner's e-mail address. "I have no e-mail.

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  9. Winter Storm Warning Includes Springfield, Despite 1-2 Inches of Snow ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The National Weather Service has put Sangamon County under the list of counties in central and Eastern Illinois under a Winter Storm Warning from 6am Wednesday until 6am Thursday. James Auten is a meteorologist at the Lincoln office, and says despite the warning calling for four to seven inches of snow across central and eastern Illinois, it may not be as bad for this area.

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  10. Durkin: Compromise Remains PossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin has a message for the party that is in supermajority control of the General Assembly. "To my Democratic colleagues, please hear this: changing the status quo in Illinois won't hurt the middle class.

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  11. SIU Poll: Trump, Clinton Top Choices in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Donald Trump campaigned in Springfield in November, 2015. He's so far the only candidate to visit the capitol city.

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  12. Amtrak Train Hits Semi TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    An Amtrak train that would have stopped in Springfield this afternoon couldn't, because it hit part of a truck at a railroad crossing not long after departure. WBBM-TV in Chicago reports the Lincoln Service train going from Chicago to Saint Louis struck the back of a semi at a crossing in Joliet Friday morning.

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  13. Governor Rauner Claims Illinoians a oeSick and TiredaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Gov. Bruce Rauner says Illinoisans are "sick and tired" of lawmakers passing bills they know the first-term Republican governor will veto. Rauner delivered his second budget address Wednesday in Springfield.

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  14. Another Plea to Fund Higher EdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    "My experience here has been very crucial and dependent on the MAP grant funding and all the other funding that I've received from the state of Illinois to be the student I am today - to be the leader that I am today," the onetime foster child said during a news conference on UI's Springfield campus. "We're playing with people's dreams here now."

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  15. $1 Million Donated for Governora s Mansion RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The organization leading efforts to renovation the Illinois governor's mansion says it received $1 million in donations last year toward efforts to fix a leaky roof and other things. The Illinois Executive Mansion Association says it also received $280,000 in free services last year and completed the first phase of work on the mansion roof.

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  16. Betty White reviews a DeadpoolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody. They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

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  17. President Obamaa s Visit: The Day AfterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well. "It will have a huge economic impact," said Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder.

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  18. 11-overlay-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    President Barack Obama paid a nostalgic visit on Wednesday to the place that launched his political career and made a renewed call for better relations between Republicans and Democrats to create a more positive tone in U.S. politics. Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington.

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  19. CWLP Dominates City Budget HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A public hearing on Springfield's Fiscal Year 2017 budget was mostly dominated by one issue: City Water Light and Power. Some residents expressed concern about Hunter Lake.

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  20. Link Jokes: I Outlasted Obama HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Terry Link is a state senator, but today he feels like a big brother welcoming home his little-brother-made-good. Link outlasted his legislative classmate - "I always jokingly said I would be in the Senate longer than he would be," he says of the man who became President of the United States.

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