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Construction Worker Dies After Gas Explosion

A construction worker from southwest Illinois has died several weeks after suffering severe burns in a gas explosion while on the job.

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Race-Related Protests on SIU Carbondale Campus

Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.

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Small Business Week

Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois

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Little Optimism About Medical Marijuana Additions

Board chair Dr. Leslie Mendoza Temple says the advisory board is moving forward and evaluating the 15 health conditions on its agenda.

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Hotel to be Built at Chicago’s Navy Pier

The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year.

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Bills about Loosies and Slurpees at the Capitol

"Loosie" sale could be decriminalized; "stolen valor" could be expanded

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You Can Lose Your Hearing Various Ways

Everyone knows that getting older usually means loss of hearing.

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Bills to Give People a Second Chance

College applicants, juveniles could benefit

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Ammons: Prison Calls = Price Gouging

Her bill to rein in commissions stalls

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Your Favorite Places to Eat, Shop, See

Visit Springfield will give away prizes

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Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm

Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

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Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

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Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

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U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

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New Director Named to ALPLM

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.

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Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

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Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

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Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

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Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

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