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Don’t Look Now, But Gas Prices Are Starting to Rise

It's that magical time of year once again when refiners make the switch over to "summer-blend" gasoline--and raise their prices.

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Some Things You Can Only Find in Illinois

As a guy who spends an inordinate amount of time searching for cool and interesting things about our state (so I can post them here to share with you), I was delighted to get an email that highlights a few things that you can only come across here in the Land of Lincoln.

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If You Feel You’re Paying a Lot in Illinois Property Taxes, You’re Right

As recent reports have shown, Illinois is leading the Midwest in outbound migration, or, in other words, people leaving the state. If you've lived here in Illinois for a while, you know there are lots of reasons given for people bolting the state. One of those reasons is high property taxes.

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Baseball Size Hail Spotted in Illinois Yesterday

Forget golf ball sized hail, someone in Illinois found baseball sized hail yesterday.

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Illinois Nurses Do, ‘Hokey Pokey’ For Adorable 3-Year-Old Patient

Nurses are so much more than medical assistants, they are always building spirits around the hospital, including this story out of Springfield.

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Illinois Proposes Overhauling Toll Roads
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The Illinois Tollway is Dumping Those Plastic Collection Buckets

Those large plastic buckets you've been dumping your tolls in for years appear to going the way of the dinosaurs, according to Illinois Tollway spokesperson Dan Rozek.

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Here’s How You Can Get on the Illinois ‘Do Not Call’ List

Tired of those annoying phone calls? Us, too. Here's how you can stop them.

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Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot Might be the 10th Largest in the Game’s History

If you're anything like me, and I know I am--you'd love to win the lottery. However, the problem with my desire to be a lottery winner is the fact that I never buy a ticket. Okay, maybe neverĀ is not quite right. I bought a Powerball ticket once, when the jackpot went over a billion dollars. Since you're reading this now, you've probably surmised that I didn't win. I guess I only play when we get into record-breaking territory.

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People Who’ve Left Illinois Talk About the Things They Miss

I've only lived outside the state of Illinois for a grand total of about 6 months. In 1985, I went to work for a radio station in Columbus, Ohio, which was a great town to live in with one possible downside--when you left Columbus, you were in Ohio.

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Springfield Lands on a Top 20 List of Best State Capitals

We all know that our state doesn't always fare so well on lists of the "Best of," and unfortunately shows up too often on the "Worst of" lists. However, when it comes to the "livability" of state capitals around the US, our Springfield does pretty well.

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