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  1. Pritzker says he will live in Governora s MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker says he will live at least part time at the Illinois governor's mansion in Springfield. Pritzker says he and his wife will do a lot of commuting to their Chicago home as their 16-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son will stay at their current schools.


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

    Sunday Nov 11 | WYMG-FM 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.


  3. A sweeter TIFRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WYMG-FM 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.


  4. Ornament celebrates mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Friday Nov 2 | WYMG-FM 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 .


  6. Springfield shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WYMG-FM Springfield

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


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

    Wednesday Oct 31 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Monday Oct 29 | WYMG-FM 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.


  10. $1.25M settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Tuesday Oct 23 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Friday Oct 19 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Friday Oct 19 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Friday Oct 19 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Wednesday Oct 17 | WYMG-FM 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.


  16. Victim of fatal fire identified.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    According to the SJ-R Springfield firefighters were sent to the home in the 500 block of South Livingston Street at 12:35 a.m. Monday and found heavy fire. Once most of the fire was put out, search crews found the body of the homeowner family members said.


  17. The Price Is Right at the Sangamon Auditorium February 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Listen to Lynch in the mornings to WIN tickets to The Price Is Right February 13th at Sangamon Auditorium before you can Buy Them!! Beginning on Monday, September 24, 2018 and ending on Friday, September 28, 2018, listeners will have a chance to call in and win before you can buy 2 tickets to The Price is Right at Sangamon Auditorium on Feb 13, 2019. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept 28, 2018.


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

    Oct 12, 2018 | WYMG-FM 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.


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

    Oct 10, 2018 | WYMG-FM 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.


  20. Wrongful Conviction DayRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | WYMG-FM 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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