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  1. Obama's Golfing Buddy a Key Figure in Illinois Corruption CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... was accused of being a hostile witness in a case about fraud in the state agency he once ran. A federal jury in Springfield, Illinois convicted Leon and Karin Dingle, who faced charges of conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering as federal ...

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  2. SpringfieldGov. Quinn appoints longtime aide as Illinois comptroller...Continue ReadingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Jerry Stermer, chief of staff to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, testifies during a House Personnel and Pensions Committee hearing at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in Springfield. Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday appointed a longtime aide, Jerry Stermer, as the new state comptroller to finish out the late Judy Baar Topinka's term which ends in less than a month.

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  3. Driftwood Hospitality Acquires Two Properties In Springfield, ILRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Hotel Interactive

    Driftwood Hospitality Management today announced the acquisition of its first two properties in Central Illinois, the 288-room Crowne Plaza Springfield and the 140-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites Springfield. The company's fourth and fifth properties in Illinois, the acquisitions come on the heels of Driftwood's recent rebranding and multi-million dollar renovation of the new dual-branded Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile and the renovation of the Courtyard in Wood Dale Illinois.

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  4. Center helps disabled find jobsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    Sarah Westfall and Scott Westrick sort paper that has pigment from white paper as it is prepared for shredding Nov. 14 at the Gone For Good Document Destruction operation at the United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln's new workforce training center in Springfield. The building consolidates and expands space for several UCP programs providing workforce training for people with disabilities.

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    18 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    While other parents of teenagers look forward to watching their kids leave the nest, go to college, and start a career, Mike Mahoney of Springfield has other concerns. "We have twin boys who are 14," he says, "both on the autism spectrum.

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  6. Social media helps track down missing Quincy manRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Thanks to social media, a woman in Springfield, Illinois told his family that Cunningham is currently in a hospital in the Illinois capital. "His children and myself we didn't hear from him in a little while and so it just raised a concern just to see where he's at what he's up to," Anthony Cunningham, a concerned family member of Paul Cunningham, said.

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  7. Benefits to Cuba RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RiverBender.com

    A University of Illinois professor says there are benefits to the United States to having improved relations with Cuba. Adriana Crocker, an expert on Latin American politics at the University of Illinois at Springfield, says the U.S. will get some economic benefit, but will get a big political benefit in terms of how the U.S. is viewed throughout Latin America.

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  8. Medicaid card? Good luck | Ben YountRead the original story

    Thursday | Townhall

    Watchdog Radio SPRINGFIELD, Ill - Obamacare has added 9 million people to Medicaid rolls across the country, 600,000 people in Illinois alone. But while almost 10 million people have a medical card, a new report says that's about all they have.

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  9. Quinn calls session for comptroller electionRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Chronicle

    Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Illinois politicians, including Gov. Pat Quinn, paid tribute to Judy Baar Topinka during a memorial service Wednesday. CHICAGO – Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn has called state lawmakers back to Springfield next month to consider a 2016 special election to replace the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka – a move he described Thursday as a “democratic right,” but that Republicans attributed to partisan motives.

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  10. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn calls special session for comptroller electionRead the original story

    Thursday | Northwest Herald

    ... the position. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) CHICAGO - Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn has called state lawmakers back to Springfield next month to consider a 2016 special election to replace the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka - a move he described ...

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  11. Community partners: Shelby Police Chief Jeff Ledford honored with NAACP awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Star Online

    ... who ancestors were slaveholders. "The meeting of these founding pioneers was sparked by race riots in 1908 in Springfield, Ill., where African Americans were lynched within walking distance of the only place Abraham Lincoln ever called home and ...

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  12. Brian Y. "Drip" WaldropRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breeze Courier

    ... love of his life, Linda M. Lemanski in Las Vegas, NV. Brian was employed by the Illinois Air National Guard in Springfield and had been deployed to the Middle East. Prior to that he had been employed by Bunn-O-Matic in Springfield. Brian was an avid ...

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  13. Everett "Leroy" GilbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breeze Courier

    Everett "Leroy" Gilbert, 68, of Springfield, passed away at 8:53 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. Leroy was born February 28, 1946 in Springfield, the son of Roy and Eva Speaks Gilbert, who preceded him in death.

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  14. College Seminarians Close Out Semester with Pilgrimage to the Holy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... more beauty than I have on any other day in my memory." These the words of Christopher Trummer, a sophomore from Springfield, IL. Last year, Fr. Bob Robeson, Rector of Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary in Indianapolis, began planning a special ...

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  15. Officials encourage NGA to re-locate to Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Agency to bring the new campus to Illinois. Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/16wovfM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Two Illinois state representatives are encouraging the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to bring the new campus to ...

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  16. Weekend EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Batesville Daily Guard

    ... one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Tuesday night against Benedictine-Springfield, Lyon College sophomore guard Logan Bailey picked an opportune time to ...

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  17. George Bley WeiglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... P. Stinnett. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, George Randall "Randy" Weigler (Marianne Ventimiglia) of Springfield, IL, and Scott Kevin Weigler (Barb Schuessler) of Alton, six grandchildren, Laura Dunn (Greg), Diane Buchanan (Brad), Dena ...

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  18. Chicago Couple Convicted Of Stealing State GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

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  19. Dr. Don Green Named 7th LCU PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... and his wife Margaret have been married for 45 years and live in Lincoln, IL. Their daughter, Lara, lives in Springfield, Illinois, with her husband Jon Morrissette who serves as Lead Minister with the Lakeside Christian Church. The LCU Board of ...

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  20. Couple convicted of stealing grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    SPRINGFIELD – A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted Wednesday of stealing $3.4 million in state taxpayer money as part of a rampant fraud scheme involving Illinois Department of Public Health grants. A federal jury deliberated for more than five hours before finding Leon Dingle Jr., 77, and Karin Dingle, 75, guilty on counts of conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering.

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