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Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 am

Exelon won’t close facility for at least a year

 Despite years of unfavorable conditions, Exelon thinks next year may be different.The company announced earlier this year it won’t close the Clinton Nuclear Power Plant, 45 miles east of Sprin
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Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 am

Day care worker convicted of involuntary manslaughter

 The trial of a day care worker accused of shaking a baby to death concluded this week with the jury struggling to reach a verdict.The case tested a controversial theory about certain child death
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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:00 am
 A day care worker accused of killing a child in 2011 is on trial this week in a case that examines a hotly contested theory about certain child deaths.Cammie Kelly of Springfield is charged with
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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:00 am

Just in time for winter, lawmakers approve utilities assistance

 Illinois lawmakers approved funding this week to help low-income families pay their heating bills this winter, narrowly averting a potential humanitarian crisis.The program, known as LIHEAP, was
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Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 12:00 am

Daycare worker accused of murder

The trial of Cammie Kelly, a home daycare worker in Springfield who is accused of killing 11-month-old child in 2011, began Tuesday. The case questions the validity of "shaken baby syndrome," a contested theory in child deaths.
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Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:00 am

Environmental group feels ignored by city

 Springfield’s municipal utility appears to be violating environmental rules, according to the Sierra Club.The environmental group claims city leadership won’t discuss issues raised nearly fo

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