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  1. Durbin, Oberweis To Meet In First Of Two DebatesRead the original story

    18 min ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... ngton more than three decades ago. Oberweis says he knows how to create jobs and improve the economy. Durbin, of Springfield, is the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate. He's seeking his fourth U.S. Senate term.

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  2. Ra'Kerry Rahman, MD, brings Orthopedics to LincolnRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    Ra' Kerry Rahman, MD a board-certified Orthopedist at Springfield Clinic will provide additional services in Lincoln as part of Springfield Clinic's Outreach Specialty Services program.

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  3. Congressional Candidates Debate in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The candidates for the 13th Congressional District wanted more issues and less mud and used a public radio debate Tuesday in Springfield to try to accomplish that. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis is a freshman opposed by former Madison County judge Ann Callis, a Democrat, in the district which touches all or part of Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, Bloomington-Normal, Springfield, and the Metro East.

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  4. Another Route 66 Festival planned for KingmanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... by the Route 66 Alliance, which chooses a different city along the route each year. However, some towns such as Springfield, Ill., have been holding their own Route 66 festivals for years. "We're not going to call it international, but we're going ...

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  5. VA clinic in Springfield grapples with short staffingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The overseer of federal outpatient clinics for veterans in central Illinois said sudden short staffing at the Springfield site is posing "unprecedented" challenges in meeting patient demands as the nation's Veterans Affairs system faces questions about long wait times in delivering care.

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  6. City Council Green Lights Magro's off Stevenson Dr.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Despite a recommended denial from the planning and zoning commission, the Springfield City Council overwhelmingly approved a requested zoning variance for Auburn based Bovine LLC, which wants to expand into Springfield and open a second location. Owner Tony Magro spent a lot of time convincing the neighborhood that it would be a good fit - everything from holding community meetings to hosting Springfield city officials, on unannounced visits, at Magro's in Auburn.

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  7. Lindsay Hansard Named Lincoln LaureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | McKendree College

    Lindsay Hansard, an English and philosophy double major with a 4.0 grade point average, is McKendree University's 2014 Lincoln Laureate. The senior honor student from Belleville, Ill., will receive the Student Lincoln Academy Medallion on Nov. 1 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, when the Lincoln Academy of Illinois recognizes outstanding college seniors for their excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.

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  8. Springfield VA clinic grapples with short staffingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 photo, nurse Constance DeGroot measures James Potts' blood pressure during his visit to the Springfield VA outpatient clinic in Springfield, Ill. The overseer of federal outpatient clinics for veterans in central Illinois said sudden short staffing at the Springfield site is posing "unprecedented" challenges in meeting patient demands as the nation's Veterans Affairs system faces questions about long wait times in delivering care.

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  9. Jarod Adam TarrantRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    ... of Palmer, IL and Trenton Adam Tarrant of Taylorville, IL; mother, Janet Tarrant (companion, Aaron Sajna) of Springfield, IL; sister, Christina Wiseman of Palmer, IL; brothers, JayR Tarrant of Morrisonville, IL and Jonathan (wife, Marsha) Tarrant of ...

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  10. Helen S. DysonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    ... of Palmer, IL, and Garnetta (husband, Charles) Shanks of Taylorville, IL; two grandchildren, Randy Shanks of Springfield, IL and Regina (husband, Larry) Wilderman of Taylorville, IL; seven great-grandchildren: Brandon Dunkirk, Cody Dunkirk, Allison ...

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  11. Roger D. (Bronco) PriorRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Breeze Courier

    Roger D. Prior, 60, of Taylorville, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born September 28, 1954 in Springfield, IL; the son of Lloyd and Elaine Durham Prior.

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  12. St. Cletus Eighth Grade Students Travel to SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Eighth Grade students from St. Cletus School recently travelled to Springfield, Illinois to immerse themselves in our state's great history. They began their visit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum where they had the opportunity to view an original copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th Amendment outlawing slavery, the Gettysburg Address, and President Lincoln's presidential briefcase.

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  13. Washington Park Botanical Garden to hold wreath-making workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Washington Park Botanical Garden is giving central Illinois residents the chance to construct their own holiday decorations at their evergreen wreath-making workshops on December 6 and 7. The workshops will take place at 1740 West Fayette Avenue in Springfield, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. both days. The cost of these workshops is $30 for garden members, and $35 for non-members.

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  14. Attorney David Edwards Joins Academy of VA Pension PlannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    In order to better serve Veterans of Central Illinois, attorney David Edwards of Edwards Group LLC, an estate planning and elder law firm, has joined the Academy of VA Pension Planners. PRLog - Oct. 21, 2014 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill.

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  15. Scouts Hurt in ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... and anti-freeze in a metal fire pit with the intention of making a green flame. The boys were airlifted to a Springfield-area hospital. The boy who had conducted the experiment suffered burns to his arms, face and hair. The other two boys suffered ...

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  16. Future of Shea's Route 66 Museum likely won't be known until next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Route 66 News

    Posted by Ron Warnick in Gas stations , Museums , Preservation . Tags: Bill Shea , Shea's Gas Station Museum , Springfield IL trackback What's in store for the closed Shea's Route 66 Museum in Springfield, Illinois, likely won't be known until sometime early next year, reported the State Journal-Register newspaper .

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  17. Marcie Cain, MD, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical GroupRead the original story

    Monday | Nevada Business Journal

    ... and overall health. Dr. Cain earned her medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, and her Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Dr. Cain is a board member ...

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  18. Report: Springfield HS often missing armed guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Gazette

    – Off-duty police officers hired to provide security in three Springfield high schools have been absent from the facilities for notable stretches, according to a review of time cards by Springfield's State Journal-Register. The district used ...

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  19. Governor race shattering campaign finance recordsRead the original story

    Sunday | The Daily Gazette

    Combined, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican businessman Bruce Rauner have had at least $58 million to spend on the general election so far, according to Kent Redfield, a professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Springfield who analyzed campaign finance reports filed with the state. With about 2 weeks remaining before Nov. 4, that's roughly $20 million more than Quinn and Republican state Sen. Bill Brady spent on the 2010 general election, and about double the total for the 2006 race.

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  20. Body camera use concerns Ill. police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Hawk Eye

    State lawmakers crafting legislation that would govern the use of body cameras by police officers got a glimpse Friday of a compli ... Seth Perlman/Associated Press Illinois Sen. Kwame Raoul, D-Chicago, speaks at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Raoul, a Democrat who co-chaired the legislative hearing on police body cameras, said lawmakers do not want to "get into the weeds" on policies of individual departments.

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