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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Illinois Medicaid Overpayments Discovered

CHICAGO (AP) — An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated…

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yesterday in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Friday in Local

Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Friday in Local

Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Friday in Sports

Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Friday in Local

Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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Friday in Local

WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Friday in Local

Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.

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Friday in Local

Half of Sangamon County Mumps Cases “Resolved”

Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says the county is grappling with a spike in Mumps cases.

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Friday in Viral Videos

When a brother loses a bet

A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

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Friday in Local

Springfield Man Accused of Tax Evasion

A Springfield man is in trouble after allegedly not filing personal income tax returns for four years.

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Friday in Local

Blagojevich Fund Makes One Last Donation

A federal campaign account for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now empty, two years into his prison term.

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Friday in Local

Lang Worried New Gambling Bill is Too Chicago-Centric

The sponsor of the last gambling expansion bill isn’t convinced the newest effort will work.

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Friday in Entertainment

REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

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Friday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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Friday in Lifestyle

Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

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yesterday in Local

Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

yesterday in Local

Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Illinois Medicaid Overpayments Discovered

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CHICAGO (AP) — An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated…

Friday in Local

Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

Friday in Local

Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment