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By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Man gets up to 13 years in prison for beating wife

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man who beat his wife so severely she ended up on life support in the hospital has been sentenced to up to 13 years in prison. Joseph Malachi, of Springfield, was also sentenced More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Credit rating improves for 7 Illinois universities.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A major credit agency has raised debt ratings and affirmed others for seven Illinois universities. S&P Global Ratings credited the state's enactment of an annual budget this month for the More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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State bar asked to investigate 2 former prosecutors

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts state bar has been asked to investigate two former prosecutors involved in the case of a former chemist at a state drug lab. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2vzPUuJ More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Mom who towed kids in wagon behind car pleads guilty

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) - A Eugene woman arrested for towing children behind her car on a city street July 12 has pleaded guilty and been released from custody. The Register-Guard reports (https://goo.gl/GyVqzk ) More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Love fair food? Now you can pig out and win at state fair

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Fans of fair food such as corndogs and funnel cakes will get the chance to really pig out at this year's Illinois State Fair - and win a prize for doing it. Fair officials said Friday there More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Illinois flooding victims qualify for tax penalty waivers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state of Illinois says it will waive penalties and interest for residents who can't file their taxes because they are victims of recent flooding in the northern part of the state. Gov. More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Illinois reports 1st human case of West Nile virus this year

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois public health officials say the state has confirmed its first human case of West Nile virus this year. The Illinois Department of Public Health said Thursday that the victim is More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Unemployment, number of jobs increase in Illinois in June

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois unemployment rate increased slightly in June while nonfarm payrolls increased by nearly 9,000 jobs. The Illinois Department of Employment Security reported the preliminary data More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Handyman charged with sexually abusing children

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - A Virginia handyman has been charged with sexually abusing three children between the ages of 4 and 11. News outlets report Fairfax County police said Thursday they arrested 43-year-old Jerberth More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Groups Illinois owes money seek time to appeal lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A coalition of social-service providers owed money by Illinois state government is seeking more time to appeal its lawsuit to the Illinois Supreme Court. Andrea Durbin is chairwoman of Pay More...