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Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:00 am

Neighbors fighting coal ash berm north of Springfield

 A plan to dump coal ash waste near Elkhart needs significant work, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The proposal would create more room at an existing waste site for co
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Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:00 am

City council votes 6-4 to make future hires live in Springfield

 Future city employees will have to live inside Springfield under an ordinance passed Tuesday by the city council. The controversial issue created a split among some unions, with police, fire and
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00 am

Closing the nuclear power plant at Clinton

 Illinois has a long history with the atom. The world’s first nuclear reactor began operating in 1942 beneath a football field at the University of Chicago, where scientists with the secret Man
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 12:00 am

Mayor makes good on campaign promise

Future city employees may soon have to live within the limits of Springfield, per a proposal to reinstate the city's previous residency requirement.
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Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:00 am

Budget talks hinge in part on new changes

 The state workers’ compensation system is being eyed for changes as part of a possible resolution to Illinois’ budget crisis, setting up a battle between employers, injured workers and the d
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:00 am

Springfield woman stole $2.5 million over five years

 George Dinges trusted Susan Satterlee with every aspect of his Springfield-based business when he hired her 10 years ago as his operations manager. He would later find out she stole $2.5 million
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Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:00 am

Naperville man seeks relief from murder conviction

 A Naperville man is asking a judge to overturn his murder conviction on the grounds that the prosecution’s case was built on junk science.William Amor spent the last 21 years behind bars for t
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Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am

NAACP, Sierra Club and others to collaborate on energy issues

 The NAACP released a report last week calling for racial justice in Illinois’ environmental policy, prompting a new alliance between groups concerned with civil rights, labor rights and pollut

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