Ill. House Bill Requires Elementary, High Schools to Teach CursiveDon't toss that grammar school composition paper yet!
Teenager Charged as Adult For Stabbing 80-Year-Old Woman to DeathInvestigators say the 16-year-old was planning to drive to Canada after a dispute with his parents when he happened upon the woman at her home near Springfield, Missouri.
Tiger Woods-Designed Golf Course Coming to BransonWoods said the new course will be called Payne's Valley to honor Springfield, Missouri native Payne Stewart.
Booth Statue Removed from Lincoln Library and MuseumA statue of John Wilkes Booth has been removed from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in the Illinois capital of Springfield.
Springfield Had 900 Percent Increase in Heroin SeizuresThe department says Wednesday in its annual report that the special investigations unit collected 4,061 grams of heroin in 2016, compared to 397 grams in 2015.
Police: Beaten Man Arrives at Hospital with Mouth Glued ShutPolice say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.
Missouri House Passes Charter Expansion BillA proposal that would allow charters to operate in more heavily-populated districts such as Springfield and Columbia.
Illinois Official's Pay Was Tied to Health FundIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration had arranged to pay a new deputy governor out of an employee health care account that is more than $4 billion behind on its bills due.
Another Cardinals Pitcher Dominates at WBC, Israel Starts 2-0Corey Baker, a St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer, is at the moment, Israel's most dominate pitcher.
Lawmakers Aim to Make Obama's Birthday a Holiday in IllinoisUnder a Senate bill co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jacqueline Collins, ``Barack Obama Day'' would be commemorative.
As Illinois Budget Stalemate Persists, Patience Wears Thin In SpringfieldSenate reply to budget plan lukewarm, with no bipartisan support.
Illinois Senate Discusses Budget Privately, Takes No VoteDemocratic and Republican leaders have been discussing for weeks ways to break a nearly two-year budget stalemate.

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