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

    16 hrs ago | 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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  2. New donations to ALPLMRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | 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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  3. Celebrating a fairer FEMA formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | 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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  4. Financial outlook: MixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | 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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  5. Pence all in for DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | 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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  6. Vets, Dems stand against RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | 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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  7. Wrongful Conviction DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | 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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  8. Leone: Back Hatgate investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | 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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  9. R and D strong but stalling in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | 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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  10. Childrena s car seat safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | 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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  11. Push for minimum salary for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Supporters of that "teacher minimum pay" bill - which the governor vetoed - are hopeful of an override when the legislature is back after the election. "You've got Bruce Rauner, who spent millions of dollars destroying the lives of working people," State Rep. Christian Mitchell said, "and you've got a conversation about whether or not we can pay a teacher $40,000 to enrich our kids and invest in the future; there's something wrong with that conversation, and what we are trying to do here is say, we want to set a floor, but we also want to have a conversation about, how do we invest in the most important profession that any of us have been touched by anywhere in our lives? And this is the start of that."

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  12. Voters registered TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day. WTAX caught up with Gwen Smith and Susan Fonfa, Deputy-Registrars for the Sangamon County Clerk, at Lincoln Land Community College.

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  13. Pre-existing conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The latest disagreement in the Congressional campaign between incumbent U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan is over which candidate is better for Illinoisans with pre-existing conditions. "Congressman Davis did, in fact, vote eleven times to repeal the , with no replacement, that would have eliminated the protections against discrimination for people with pre-existing conditions," Londrigan, backed by about two dozen central Illinoisans with pre-existing conditions, said Friday at a Springfield news conference.

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  14. Loami woman diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Margie M. Cloyd, age 49 , of Loami was pronounced deceased yesterday at her residence 9/21/2018. An autopsy was conducted this morning in Springfield and the preliminary results indicate her death was related to a gunshot wound of her leg.

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  15. Fighting cancer in Jonny's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Jonny Wade was an outgoing kid, smart enough to know the name of his Congressman, and to ask for more money for pediatric cancer research. Jonny, of Jerseyville, died at age eight, on Christmas Eve 2015, two days short of a year after his diagnosis of brain cancer.

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  16. Cruising the Mother RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Downtown Springfield is a place where you can feel like you've gone back in time, but this weekend it's not because of Abe Lincoln; it's because of the International Route 66 Mother Road Festival. "Over the last 25 years, there has been a great resurgence and interest in preserving Route 66. It's a chance to get off the interstate and into the countryside.

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  17. To GED and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Although the job market favors the seekers, and a four-year degree is out of reach for many families, the fact remains: you will not get far without a high school diploma or GED. Two years ago, all Austin Metzger of Springfield knew was that he disliked school.

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  18. New questions about stovepipe hatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The latest embarrassment surrounding the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: a Chicago Public Radio report that the library foundation commissioned studies which could not prove a stovepipe hat belonged to Lincoln, then kept the reports secret. The newly-revealed story is a follow-up to questions about the hat's provenance years ago, first reported by the Chicago Sun-Times.

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  19. The Big Ride for EBRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Cyclists can be found all over Springfield. On Tuesday afternoon, Robb Freed road into town.

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  20. C-Span bus tour hits townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Joel Bacon, a representative of C-Span, gives Ald. Doris Turner a tour of the C-Span bus during its stop in Springfield, Sept.

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