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Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:00 am

Judge threatens contempt for alleged fib

 A federal judge in Springfield is threatening to hold a Normal doctor in contempt of court for misleading testimony about his credentials during a May trial.The trial ended with a $300,000 jury
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00 am

Ambulance provided air, not oxygen

 The what-and-who part of the puzzle didn’t take long for the Illinois Department of Public Health to figure out. The why remains a mystery.Within months of receiving a 2014 report that members
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00 am

Claims switch to Wyndham brand is default

 The loan servicing company for banks that hold a mortgage to the Wyndham hotel in downtown Springfield has foreclosed on the property, claiming that the hotel’s switch from the Hilton to Wyndh
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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
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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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