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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:09 am

Complaint prompts review of auditor general

The Illinois State Board of Elections is reviewing campaign finance reports filed by auditor general Frank Mautino while he was in the General Assembly.The board probe was sparked by a complaint filed...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:08 am

Program offers legal help for health issues

 Doctors at SIU School of Medicine have a new tool for improving the health of low-income patients around Springfield: the ability to “prescribe” a lawyer.SIU School of Medicine and Land of L...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 10:01 am

Manar’s bill might help CWLP get paid

The State of Illinois owes City Water, Light & Power, Springfield’s municipal utility, $12 million in back pay from the state for electricity and water....
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:10 am

Project proceeding despite TIF denial

 Starting this fall, the University of Illinois Springfield will offer housing for graduate students who want to live downtown.A partnership between UIS, Town and Country Bank and Bluffstone, LLC...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:09 am

Sheriff dumps MRAP

 The Sangamon County sheriff’s office has gotten rid of a massive armored vehicle designed to withstand blasts from mines and improvised explosive devices.The department a few weeks ago returne...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:08 am

State has until 2018 before Illinoisans would be barred from planes.

 Illinois is having trouble complying with a controversial federal law on state identification cards, more than a decade after the law passed.If the state doesn’t comply or get an extension by...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:07 am
 Negotiations between newsroom employees and management at the State Journal-Register have not borne fruit despite the aid of a federal mediator who has been called in to help the two sides reach...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:08 am

Advocates say program would ultimately save state money

 It was supposed to save lives. Now, it’s part of the rubble of a crumbling state.A state program which would have helped prevent HIV and AIDS was trashed last year before it started, another c...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:07 am

Attacking child advocacy issues one class at a time

 In Illinois, advocates for child safety and welfare have been working to find innovative approaches to lower the rate of child abuse. The University of Illinois Springfield has found one.The fir...

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