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58 mins ago in Local

Link Jokes: I Outlasted Obama Here

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Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

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9 hours ago in Local

On Eve of Obama Visit, Rauner Pushes Agenda

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Won't give up on "structural change"

14 hours ago in Local

Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

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The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

17 hours ago in Local

U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

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A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.

17 hours ago in Local

Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill

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An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

Lifestyle

23 hours ago in Lifestyle

Honda, Mazda issue recalls

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Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

7 days ago in Lifestyle

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

1 week ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

Weird

20 mins ago in Weird

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

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Workers at a Florida Wendy's got the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tossed a 3-foot-long live alligator through the drive-thru window.

55 mins ago in Weird

Serial stomper targeting the feet of Austin, Texas

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Strange but true: Several women have reported incidents of a man stomping on their feet before riding off on a bicycle.

1 day ago in Music, Weird

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

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Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

1 day ago in Weird

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

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Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

2 days ago in Weird

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

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Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

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38 mins ago in Music

Kelly Clarkson turns daughter’s travel tales into children’s book

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The "Since U Been Gone" singer has written "River Rose and the Magical Lullaby", which is inspired by her travels with 19-month-old daughter River Rose.

48 mins ago in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ musical heading to Broadway in 2018

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The musical adaptation of blockbuster Disney film is officially heading to the stage.

54 mins ago in Entertainment

Ryan Reynolds calls ‘Deadpool’ a ‘game changer’ for superhero films

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Marvel's anti-hero is redefining the genre.

1 hour ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 10

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

What's Happening

KidsFest 2016

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Pack up your family and head to KidsFest at the PCCC on March 5th!

Animal Protective League

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Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!

Fight For Air Climb

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