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State to offer funds to spark Lake Shelbyville resort bids

The state of Illinois will provide money to try to spark interest in a resort along Lake Shelbyville that closed nearly a decade ago because of environmental and financial problems

Governor's Mansion reopens after $15 million renovation
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Governor's Mansion reopens after $15 million renovation

Illinois' renovated Governor's Mansion has reopened with Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, welcoming guests to the Springfield landmark

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Toddlers dangling from second-floor ledge make it to safety

Authorities say they are investigating the case of two toddlers seen dangling and later rescued from a second floor ledge of a Chicago apartment building

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Lawyers for accused kidnapper say they face glut of evidence

Lawyers for man a man accused in the 2017 kidnapping and killing University of Illinois scholar from China say they have been overwhelmed by evidence

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21-year-old St. Louis man drowns in eastern Missouri quarry

Authorities say a 21-year-old man has drowned at an eastern Missouri quarry

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Missouri nurses to get summer off through new pilot program

Some Missouri nurses will soon be able to take advantage of a pilot program that allows them to take summers off in an attempt to alleviate overstaffing issues

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Missouri creek renamed after heroic slave during Civil War

A creek in an eastern Missouri county has been renamed to commemorate a slave who risked his life to provide information to the Union army during the Civil War

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Schock's corruption trial now set to begin in January

A Jan. 28 trial date has been set for former Illinois Republican Congressman Aaron Schock's trial on corruption charges, including that he illegally sought reimbursement for a $5,000 chandelier

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Man who owned 6,500 images of child porn sentenced

A Kansas City man who possessed more than 6,500 images of child pornography has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

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Missouri man sentenced to life in sodomy case

A 58-year-old northwest Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison for first-degree sodomy