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Aaron Clare and Cade Eddington each had 10 points and the Rochester High School boys basketball team weathered a 41-35 non-conference victory over New Berlin... [Read More]
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Be it divine providence or a young man trying to stay awake before a long training mission, Daniel Baker picked up the phone and called... [Read More]
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Springfield police are looking for a woman suspected of robbing a man outside of Security Bank, 2500 Stevenson Drive, late Tuesday morning.According to police, who... [Read More]
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Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker is making his inauguration somewhat of a family affair.The incoming governor announced Tuesday that future First Lady MK Pritzker will co-chair the... [Read More]
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A research center with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is looking for support from the Springfield City Council on a $40 million pilot project... [Read More]
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There will be a race for village president and trustee seats in Sherman next spring after the village's electoral board Monday ruled against people who... [Read More]
A 19-year-old Cass County man died Monday afternoon after the car he was driving crossed the center line on Illinois 125 and collided head on... [Read More]
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It looks like sunset for the Sonrise Donut neon sign that has welcomed visitors along one of Springfield's original stretches of Route 66 for nearly... [Read More]
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Jim Ruppert is the former State Journal-Register sports editor. Each week during the season he will answer three questions posed to him about the Central... [Read More]
The process to consider whether Elizabeth Jones, a candidate for Springfield Ward 6 alderwoman, should stay on the ballot began Monday with naming a hearing... [Read More]
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Petition filing for a variety of local offices began Monday, including seats for Springfield Park Board and Springfield School Board, as well as the board... [Read More]
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A 22-year veteran of the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office was named the agency's chief deputy Monday.Cheryllynn Williams' appointment was announced by Sheriff Jack Campbell, who... [Read More]
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Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker said Monday the state should consider tax breaks for small businesses to help them cover the cost of a higher state minimum... [Read More]
Horace Mann Educators Corp. announced Monday it has signed a deal to acquire a Dallas-based insurance company for $405 million.The company will acquire National Teachers... [Read More]
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Landmark Route 66 sign being auctioned... [Read More]
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 Adoptable pets of the week: Here are this week's Animal Protective League pets of the week. For more information on these and other animals available for... [Read More]
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Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker, traveling the state on a thank-your tour, told a crowd in Sangamon County Democratic headquarters Monday that his travels downstate and his... [Read More]
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The baseball league that includes the Springfield Sliders will have a new addition next season, but before the new team's first pitch is even thrown,... [Read More]
The Southeast High School boys basketball team will be the No. 1 seed at the Collinsville Holiday Classic as the Spartans attempt to defend their... [Read More]
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A fraudulent card game in Springfield in 1931 cost one of Illinois' most prominent Republican women $50,000 – and her career.Myrtle Tanner Blacklidge had been... [Read More]
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