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  1. Arlington Hts. 14-year-old wins state spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... Holy Rosary Council in Arlington Heights, to regionals and ultimately the state contest, held in Chatham, near Springfield. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint ...


  2. As death of Lincoln marked, caretakers of tomb face setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    In this April 2, 2013 file photo, visitors stand outside Abraham Lincoln's Tomb within the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. The Lincoln Monument Association that is dedicated to supporting Abraham Lincoln's tomb is rejecting a National Geographic author's criticisms of the historic site.


  3. 25-year prison sentence for man who tried to lure teen into having sexRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    A Tennessee man who tried to lure a Champaign teen into a sexual relationship in 2012 has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough sentenced Joseph Cain Harrison, 38, of LaVergne, a suburb of Nashville, Friday in Springfield.


  4. Business Pulse 4-19-15Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Http

    ... mind, but I could tell Cupcake wasn't hip to the idea so I quickly dropped it. Well the idea is sticking for a Springfield, Ill., couple who is getting an all-expenses-paid wedding courtesy of the fast-food giant. The wedding between Joel Burger and ...


  5. Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois LegislatureRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    ... Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, after delivering his first state of the state address at the Capitol in Springfield. Viewing the stateis budget crisis as an opportunity, Illinois' Republican businessman-turned-governor is trying to broker a ...


  6. Steam Into History to commemorate Lincoln's funeral trainRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    ... anniversary of the Lincoln Funeral Train's passage through York County as it traveled from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Ill. "Our replica Civil War train will be adorned appropriately for the occasion as we ride along 10 miles of the original ...


  7. Filling up in U.S.? Here's a good credit card tipRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Seth Perlman / The Associated Press A motorist puts fuel in his cari 1 2s gas tank at a service station in Springfield, Ill. Readers of this column frequently direct others to me for a question relating to using Canadian-based credit cards at United States fuelling stations.


  8. Civil War encampment teaches history with re-enactmentRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    ... Preskar of Crystal Lake said. “After a few days of training and drilling, they took a train downstate to Springfield, and then they traveled to Cairo, where they participated in the Cairo Expedition.” After protecting the building of ...


  9. Wichita State's Alex Harden surprised by WNBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    ... thinking maybe I would get in at the end of the third round. I was speechless." Harden, a 5-foot-11 guard from Springfield, Ill., earned honorable mention AP All-America honors after averaging 17 points, 6 rebounds and 3.4 assists. She led WSU to a ...


  10. 4-17-15 IDOC Cadet GraduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    There are now some new people to work at some of the state's prisons, now that the Illinois Department of Corrections has graduated them from their cadet academy. Bagpipes led the 132 new graduates of the IDOC Cadet Academy into and out of their ceremony Friday in Springfield.


  11. D'Amico Meets with Students From St. John Brebeuf School During Visit to the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    PICTURED: State Rep. John D'Amico spoke with students about the importance of safe driving outside the State Capitol Wednesday, Apr. 15. In order to ensure he stays connected to the youth in his community, state Rep. John D'Amico, D-Chicago, met with students on their 8th grade class trip visiting Springfield for the day. "Session can be a very busy time for legislators, but meeting with these students to discuss how I represent them is one of the many privileges that come with my responsibilities serving the district," D'Amico said.


  12. Michigan Trans Teen Skater's Suicide Rocks Roller Derby CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Advocate

    ... Blake Brockington , 18, in Charlotte, N.C.; Eyelul Cansin , 23, in Instanbul, Turkey; Taylor Wells , 18, in Springfield, Ill.; Aubrey Mariko Shine , 22, in San Francisco; Zander Mahaffey , 15, in Austell, Ga.; Melonie Rose , 19, in Laurel, Md.; and ...


  13. CWLP recognizing efforts of central Illinois girlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    City Water, Light and Power officials are recognizing the efforts of an eight-year-old girl who attempted to help an injured animal that she found at a Springfield park. CWLP officials say Lexi Gould sent a letter to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and CWLP's Public Information Office to report that she, along with her father Jason Gould, had found an injured mallard duck at Lake Springfield's Tom Madonia Park East.


  14. New study seeks $60 billion for busses, trainsRead the original story

    May 21, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... saving consumers more than $723 million that would have otherwise been spent at the pump, the report finds. as Springfield lawmakers debate a state capital plan that will decide whether public transportation will have the cash it needs to meet ...


  15. Memories of LincolnRead the original story

    Friday | Oxford Leader

    ... about a week after Lincoln's assassination, a train carrying the coffin leaves Washington, D.C. on its way to Springfield, Ill., where he would be buried on May 4. The train carrying Lincoln's body traveled through 180 cities and seven states. ...


  16. Timeline: The Heated Battle Between The Vatican And American NunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    ... The Vatican appoints Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, along with Blair and Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Ill., to directly oversee an overhaul of the LCWR that would give the hierarchy the final say on the sisters' statutes, speakers ...


  17. Ratings of Illinois-Based Specialty Risk of America DowngradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Insurance Journal West

    A.M. Best has downgraded the financial strength rating to B+ from B++ and the issuer credit rating to "bbb-" from "bbb+" of Specialty Risk of America in Springfield, Ill. The outlook for the ICR remains negative, while the outlook for the FSR has been revised to negative from stable.


  18. Amtrak: Proposed budget cut means less service in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - An official with Amtrak says service reductions in Illinois will happen if budget cuts proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner are approved.


  19. Confidential Close-Call reporting system adopted by MetraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Metra employees will now be able to anonymously report operating-rule violations or errors to that have an impact on safety.


  20. FRA awards $21.2 million in grants for highway-rail grade crossing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... Pacific Surfliner Chesterfield Drive Crossing Improvements - $2,236,550 * Illinois Department of Transportation: Springfield, Ill. Ash Street Underpass -$2,000,000 Positive Train Control * Transportation Technology Center, Inc.: PTC Implementation ...


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