Update: 10:12 pm SPRINGFIELD -- An area congressman is trying to pick up the pieces of a government shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- Twenty-four hours after the U.S. Senate and House reached a deal to re-open the government, we have an idea of how much the shutdown cost.
SPRINGFIELD -- Now that the government shutdown is over, life is getting back to normal for thousands of furloughed workers across the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hours after praising lawmakers for reaching a deal to end the shutdown, President Obama delivered another message.
SPRINGFIELD -- Even though lawmakers raised the country's debt ceiling in time, our state's top financial advisers say they're still keeping a close eye on U.S. finances.
SPRINGFIELD -- If the federal government does not raise the debt ceiling, it will run out of money to pay its bills and Illinois could take a big hit.
Update: 6:07 pm, 10/15/13, Tuesday NATIONAL -- U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis (R) will serve on a committee working on finalizing the farm bill.
NATIONAL -- The partial government shutdown is causing a ripple effect that's being felt from coast to coast.
SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of thousands of Americans are outraged over the government shutdown.
BARTONVILLE -- Area veterans worry the government shutdown could keep them from getting paid.
NATIONAL -- The government shutdown is keeping most IRS workers home, but that doesn't mean you're off the hook for your taxes.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been almost two weeks since the partial government shutdown.
ILLINOIS -- The shutdown is forcing Illinois' health officials to cut back on some hospital and nursing home inspections.
CHAMPAIGN -- The shutdown is even affecting area schools.
CHAMPAIGN -- UI political science professor Brian Gaines is here to discuss the history of shutdowns, how it compares to previous ones and answers viewer questions.
NATIONAL -- Day 11 of the government shutdown. Polls show Americans are sick and tired of the bickering.
CLINTON -- Day ten of the government shutdown sends thousands more home.
SPRINGFIELD -- More than 20 state workers are back on the job.
NATIONAL -- Families who've lost loved ones serving our country are now being hit with another blow.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're a retired state worker and haven't finished verifying dependents on your health insurance, don't worry.
SPRINGFIELD -- The government shutdown may be impacting businesses which cash in on the traffic at National Historic Sites.
CHAMPAIGN -- The government shutdown could hurt area home builders.
CHAMPAIGN -- Housing experts recommend potential buyers get pre-approved for a mortgage since the process is slowing down as a results of the government shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- Our state's biggest business is feeling the impact of the government shutdown, now entering its second week.
SPRINGFIELD -- One of the biggest ripple effects of the government shutdown has been in the tourism industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The government is shutdown for the fifth day. Congress is having a tough time reaching an agreement while thousands are out of work.
SPRINGFIELD -- House and Senate lawmakers have proposed legislation to help furloughed workers.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of federal workers thought they'd be back on the job by now, but as days go by, their hope for a quick resolution to the shutdown is starting to fade.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Some parents are breathing a sigh of relief.
CHAMPAIGN -- The government shutdown could affect a program struggling moms count on.
Update: 1:42 pm, 10/3/13, Thursday NATIONAL -- President Obama went on the offensive Thursday against house republicans.
SPRINGFIELD -- With about a year before a big election, a government agency monitoring elections is also closed because of the federal shutdown.
PEORIA -- The government shutdown affects more than federal employees.
CHAMPAIGN -- The federal government shutdown isn't only about money.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Certain contracts and grants at UI will also feel the effects of a shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- A lot of federal workers were sent home Tuesday because of the government shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- The government shutdown could also change your travel plans.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of federal workers stayed home Tuesday without pay.
NATIONAL -- Just hours before the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace opens, the federal government is staring down the barrel of a shutdown.
SPRINGFIELD -- The country could be just days away from a federal government shutdown.
NATIONAL -- We are one week away from a possible government shutdown.