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Gettysburg Address on Display at Lincoln Museum

It’s a rare chance to see a rare piece of history. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has put its handwritten copy of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on display.

Governor Rauner Announces State Day of Service

Governor Bruce Rauner has declared a State Day of Service… and suggests his actions against the largest state employees union will now make it easier for citizens to volunteer

Unemployment in Illinois Inches Up Slightly

Unemployment in Illinois has inched up slightly… even though the state added jobs last month. New numbers put the statewide jobless rate at 5.6 percent in October… up from

Canton Explosion Victim Identified

Authorities have identified the man who died in a massive explosion Wednesday night on the downtown square in Canton… near Peoria.