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Springfield, Illinois is located in Sangamon County. Zip codes in Springfield, IL include 62736, 62776, and 62769. The median home price in Springfield is $99,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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19 hrs ago | Illinois Bar Journal

Lessons in Professional Responsibility: From the Illinois Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln

Learn about professional responsibility from the law practice of one of Illinois' greatest lawyers, Abraham Lincoln.

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23 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Durbina s War Chest Swelling

Senator Dick Durbin's latest campaign report says he's got more than $6 million in the bank for his re-election bid this year, including about $771,000 he's raised since January.

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Wednesday | Examiner.com

The Springfield Old State Capitol Art Fair Comes to town

Mark your calendar, the Springfield Old State Capitol Art Fair is coming to town! Held May 17th and 18th, 2014, this year is the 53rd annual show that is held on the lawn of Springfield's Old State Capitol Plaza.

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Wednesday | Bureau County Republican

License plates honoring fall vehicle show now available

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced applications for special event license plates honoring the 50th anniversary of one of America's iconic automobiles, the Ford Mustang, are now being accepted by his office.

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Wednesday | Lincoln Daily News

Emily Davenport to fill Logan County Board vacated seat

The board was short two members with the resignation of Terry Carlton in December and the recent passing of Bill Martin.

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Wednesday | WTAX-AM Springfield

Tax Day Demonstrations Ask for Graduated Tax

People mailing their tax returns Tuesday at several post offices in Illinois were greeted by supporters of moving the state to a progressive income tax.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Sandburg SkillsUSA Team Excels at State

The Illinois Association of SkillsUSA held its 50th annual Leadership and Skills Conference in Springfield, Illinois on April 3- 5. The conference leadership and skill events were held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center, the Capital Area Career Center, the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Robert Morris College and Springfield Hilton Hotel.

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Daily Herald

Kotowski: Rifle association not truthful about meeting

The Illinois State Rifle Association is urging its members to pack a suburban Democrat's town hall meeting Thursday even though the gathering isn't intended to have anything to do with guns.

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Quincy Journal

CDS opens branch office in Quincy

Weather on QuincyJournal.com is provided by the National Weather Service, is in the public domain, and is not covered by copyright protection.

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Milling Journal

GROWMARK Announces 2014 Illinois Essay Contest Winner

Bloomington, IL- Mikaela Wieland of Princeville, Ill., has been named the Illinois state winner of the 2014 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members.

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Editor & Publisher

Editorial: Give Yourself a High-Five

Amazing is one word I'd use to describe it. Inspiring would be another. That's just two of the reactions I had when looking over the nominations we received this year for E&P's 10 Newspapers That Do It Right.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Iranian Professor Sues UIS for Discrimination

A former associate professor of business administration claims in a federal lawsuit that the University of Illinois Springfield banned him from campus and denied him emeritus status because of his race and Iranian origin.

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My FOX Chicago

Illinois gas station owners oppose fuel tax hike

Increasing fuel taxes to pay for Illinois road construction will hurt businesses -- and hit consumers at the pump, gas station owners said Monday.

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Lincoln Daily News

Illinois legislators decide to leave raw milk alone

A proposed bill in Illinois banning the sale and distribution of natural or "raw" milk, is not going anywhere this session after legislators heard from "thousands" of natural milk proponents.

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The News-Gazette

David Gill won't enter congressional race

David Gill, who lost the 13th Congressional District race two years ago by 1,002 votes - or less than 4/10ths a percentage point - said Saturday that he would not run an independent campaign for the seat.

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WTOV9

Replica of Lincoln funeral locomotive visits Ohio

A full-size replica of a steam locomotive that pulled Abraham Lincoln's funeral car will visit Ohio this week.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Northwest Herald

Tough tax votes loom in Illinois

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, listens to lawmakers during a House committee hearing April 1 at the Capitol in Springfield.

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Daily Herald

Elgin master mechanic builds Lincoln's funeral car replica

Klocke is building what he hopes will be a historic project: a full-size replica of the funeral train car that carried Lincoln's body in 1865 from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Ill.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Guilt by association rarely successful

Ryan was absolute kryptonite at the time - 2006 - freshly convicted at federal trial for a series of schemes and awaiting sentencing.

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KSL-TV

Professor says UIS banned him because he's Iranian

A former professor at the University of Illinois at Springfield has claimed in a federal lawsuit that the school banned him from campus and denied him emeritus status because of his race and Iranian origin.

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