Twice last week we heard predictions about what we can expect from our leaders in Springfield, both of which left us scratching our heads and wondering whether the prognostications were actually made by the Magic 8 Ball.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Plans are underway to overhaul the historic Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices site in downtown Springfield, including a working version of an 1840s dry goods store similar to one that was below Abraham Lincoln's law practice.
SPRINGFIELD | When it comes to video gambling, the majority of the most lucrative sites in Illinois are bars or restaurants.
SPRINGFIELD | The amount Illinois must pay to keep pace with its pension systems should grow less than 2 percent next year but still total nearly $7 billion, according to a report released Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Costumes, furniture and other props used in Steven Spielberg's 2012 film "Lincoln" are set to go on display in Springfield next month.
SPRINGFIELD | As a boy in the 1940s, Gene Rubley got a nickel allowance every week — money that would pay for a 4-cent ticket to see a double feature at a Springfield movie theater, with a penny to spare for candy.
SPRINGFIELD | Sunday marks the beginning of a week-long observance in Illinois’ capital city of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
SPRINGFIELD | A bit of Hollywood soon will be making its home in Illinois’ capital city as part of a new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village is hoping to see its share of state funds increase after officials approved an agreement with Alfred G. RonanLtd., a lobbying firm the village hopes can increase the flow of cash from Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Writing in tiny script in a leather-bound journal, a Civil War soldier from Springfield chronicled patrols and some of the war's deadliest battles and made mention of current events, including Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
LANSING | On Aug. 4, the Lansing Police Cadets traveled to Springfield to compete in the 2013 Illinois Law Enforcement Explorers Conference. For the next week the Cadets would compete in a number of scenario-based events involving many different facets of law enforcement. These included team…
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Supreme Court is moving to Chicago.
Everyone could use a little help keeping those New Year's resolutions to slim down. But if it means the government limiting junk food, the response is an overwhelming, "No."
SPRINGFIELD | Although officials claim it could save money over time, Gov. Pat Quinn's plan to consolidate Illinois State Police communication centers will initially cost the cash-strapped state an estimated $15 million.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois lawmakers zapped Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday as senators took a step toward overriding his veto on high-profile electricity legislation and House Speaker Michael Madigan criticized his no-layoff agreement with a major union.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Depending on whom you ask, the new state spending plan either spends too much, spends too little or is just right.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois lawmakers are creating a line in the tan -- those 18 and younger dare not cross.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The clock is ticking for Illinois officials to avoid a potential mid-May cutoff in federal unemployment benefits for 32,000 out-of-work Illinoisans.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A review of the state's fleet of nuclear power plants is under way.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Even though supporters may believe this is the year concealed carry will become law, it may take at least a year before Illinois residents can pack a pistol.
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