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Illinois State Police Report 1

ISP Report Part 1 The first installment of several reports on the investigation on Springfield Police Officers Graham and Carpenter.

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Harvest Desk: Studying Effects Of Ag Runoff

Midwest waterways are getting lots of attention this summer. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency have immersed themselves in the ecology of 100 streams from Ohio to Nebraska. It’s a first-of-its kind effort to understand … Continue reading

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Lawmaker Says Pension Deal Could Happen Soon

An Illinois House and Senate conference committee will meet tomorrow in Chicago as members try to work out a compromise on the state’s pension problem. Ten lawmakers, six of them Democrats, make up the panel.  It was formed after a … Continue reading

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Weekly Business Report: Illinois Wineries Grow Like Grapes On The Vine

Amanda Vinicky talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor for the State Journal Register. We’ll talk about Illinois’ growing, and spreading, wine industry.  And what to do about high-accident intersections.  That and more in this week’s Business Report. You can read … Continue reading

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Retired Ill. Supreme Court Justice Dead At 82

Retired Illinois Supreme Court Justice John Nickels, who worked to increase the legal access of low-income people, has died after a long illness at age 82. Illinois Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor says Nickels died Monday at his home in Maple Park. … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee Breaks Ground, Open Set For Spring ’14

Springfield residents living near South MacArthur Boulevard could have a new grocery store in the neighborhood by this time next year. Iowa-based chain Hy-Vee held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning in the parking lot of the old Kmart store and … Continue reading

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Bullying Of LGB Youth: Does It Get Better?

The common refrain to bullied teens is that “it gets better.”  A new study finds in most cases, it does decline as teens progress through high school and into adult life.  But for some, especially boys identified as gay or … Continue reading

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