Not a whole lot of story behind this photo. It was shot at a historic site in Illinois called Lincoln’s New Salem. Lincoln’s New Salem is a reconstruction of the village where Abraham Lincoln spent his early years. 58 more words
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The Associated Press reports that a new levee project proposed for southeast Missouri to help enhance an existing levee structure to protect farmlands in the surrounding area from flooding. 383 more words
Gov. Pat Quinn has called state lawmakers back to Springfield next month to consider a 2016 special election to replace the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka — a move Republicans attributed to partisan motives.. 8 more words
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois maximum-security state prison is in lockdown because five inmates in one housing unit have developed chickenpox.
Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer told the Springfield bureau of… 59 more words