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Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00 am

Decision upholds termination

A Sangamon County judge has ruled that a cop who pleaded guilty to shoplifting in 2013 can't be a county sheriff’s deputy.
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Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:00 am

City may raise speed limit on MacArthur

 Motorists soon may be able to travel a bit faster on MacArthur Boulevard without risking a ticket.The city is working on plans to raise the speed limit on the road between Wabash Avenue and Inte
Feature
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:00 am

Abe’s files in peril

 This story is the product of a collaboration with Illinois Issues. Illinois Issues is produced in Springfield by NPR Illinois. The world had always known about Grace Bedell, an 11-year-old girl
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Monday, June 6, 2016 12:00 am

Daniel Stowell returns to Lincoln Papers

Daniel Stowell is returning to work at the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project after more than a month on paid administrative leave, but it's unclear why he was placed on leave in the first place.
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Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:00 am

Bills pass to help seed exchanges, Link program

Backyard gardeners and fans of fresh food scored victories during this year’s legislative session as lawmakers passed a bill aimed at increasing the buying power of the poor at farmers markets while
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Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:00 am

Medical marijuana wins big

 Backers of medical marijuana are hoping for a big boost since lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner have agreed to extend and expand the state’s fledgling medical marijuana program, which has suffer
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Thursday, June 2, 2016 12:00 am

Democrat says Mautino should step aside

State Sen. Laura Murphy, D-Des Plaines, says that embattled auditor general Frank Mautino should leave office due to a pending federal investigation into his campaign spending while a member of the Ge
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:00 am

Mautino stays mum amid probes

 With the U.S. attorney’s office in the mix, questions about state auditor general Frank Mautino’s campaign spending aren’t likely to go away anytime soon.There is, of course, one way for M
Summerguide
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:00 am

Summertime cocktails deliver

 Ahhhh – the summer cocktail.Both refreshing and teasing, the perfect elixir for summer’s dog days evokes a happier time of spring, with cherry blossoms bursting and everyone’s team with a
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Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:00 am

Feds apparently probing campaign accounts

Campaign workers for Illinois auditor general Frank Mautino while he was a state legislator have received federal grand jury subpoenas, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.The so

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