Wetter Weather Coming This Winter"We're looking at better chances for seeing wetter than normal precipitation for the winter months. That's looking at December, January and February."
Graduated License Program Credited With Lowering Driving FatalitiesIt's National Teen Driver Safety Week and driving teen fatalities are down 51 percent, according to Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White.
$1M Grant Going Towards Research To Fight Opioid CrisisA Springfield researcher is looking into ways to fight the opioid crisis with help from a $1 million federal grant.
National Weather Service Alerts To Be More User FriendlyWeather service communicates not just with local government and radio and t.v. stations but says NWS's Chris Miller in Lincoln, directly with you.
IL Lawmakers Working To Hammer Out Details On School Funding"None of us are getting everything we want," Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady said. "This is a true compromise."
Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Education Funding Changes; House To Vote WednesdayRauner’s veto would remove $463 million in state funding for Chicago Public Schools, while giving other districts millions more.
Rauner Vetoes Education Funding Bill, Removes $250M For CPSThe governor used his amendatory veto power to remove a $250 million block grant for CPS from the legislation, among other changes.
Rauner Vows Special Session Without Education Funding Plan By Noon MondayLawmakers could be staring at another special session, because of a dispute over education funding, after the governor gave an ultimatum.
Workers' Compensation Bill Passes Senate, But Not In The ClearOne of the remaining issues in Springfield -- workers’ compensation -- is the subject of a bill that’s passed the Senate.
State Has New Mowing Policy To Benefit Monarch ButterfliesThe Monarch is believed to look for milkweed near north-south highways during its migration.
Switchblades May Become Legal In IllinoisState Rep. Brian Stewart, R-Freeport, says these are not like the Sharks and the Jets used in West Side Story. He says they’re important tools.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn Unveils His 'Interactive' Portrait At State CapitolThe portrait depicts Quinn in his "lucky" purple-striped tie. He stands in front of a background of 44 instances of people, issues and events from more than four decades in public service.

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