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Fight for your right … to get the last rib

Police say an Indiana woman got a fork in the eye in a dispute over BBQ.

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‘Scary Lucy’ is getting a facelift

The Lucille Ball statue that haunted a New York town is finally going to be replaced.

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Judge Makes Ruling in Drowning Death Civil Suit

A judge has clarified what the family of a Springfield drowning victim will receive after a jury in February said the city acted recklessly when the teen died in 2007.

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Study: Illinois High in Political Corruption

Illinois remains No. 3 in the nation when it comes to political corruption.

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Watch Steph Curry’s adorable daughter steal the post-game presser – again

Riley Curry is the hottest sports baby in the game right now.

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NPR’s ‘Serial’ plans 2 more seasons

"Serial" junkies, get out your sleuthing kits again.

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‘Animal Sound Man’ and his amazing impersonations

Give this guy an animal - any animal - and he can do a spot-on impersonation.

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Budget “Circus” Continues Inside Capitol

The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.

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Property Tax Freeze, Turnaround Agenda Elements Get Hearings

The Turnaround Agenda had another run Wednesday evening, in an Illinois Senate committee room. The feature attraction: a property tax freeze.

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Sugary Drink Tax Still in Play, Says Advocate

A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

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New Proposal to Take ALPLM Away from Historic Preservation Agency

Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.

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Thousands mourn B.B. King with processional, music

A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow-moving black hearse carrying the body of the blues legend.

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Bradley Offers Online Nursing Degree

Bradley University will begin offering advanced nursing courses online this summer.

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You can be on ‘House of Cards’

It's your chance to be part of a Washington scandal, and you don't even have to bribe a member of Congress.

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Sunset About to Happen on Part of Gay Marriage Law

A provision of Illinois' gay marriage law that let same-sex couples backdate marriages to the date of their civil unions is about to sunset.

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Pressure mounts as FIFA scandal widens

The corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body is deepening, with warnings from big sponsors and growing criticism from politicians.

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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in Music, Weird

Steven Tyler isn’t playing a farmer’s market

The Aerosmith frontman didn't book a gig at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.

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Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

The online retailer wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive.

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Judge Makes Ruling in Drowning Death Civil Suit

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A judge has clarified what the family of a Springfield drowning victim will receive after a jury in February said the city acted recklessly when the teen died in 2007.

in Local

Study: Illinois High in Political Corruption

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Illinois remains No. 3 in the nation when it comes to political corruption.

in Local

Budget “Circus” Continues Inside Capitol

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The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.

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Sugary Drink Tax Still in Play, Says Advocate

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A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.

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New Proposal to Take ALPLM Away from Historic Preservation Agency

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.