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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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

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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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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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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

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

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

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

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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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Lost Hank Williams recordings set for release

Previously unreleased songs performed by country legend Hank Williams on a 1950 radio show are set to go on sale.

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Fence FAIL

A man who appears intoxicated tries his hardest to climb a fence, but it's not happening.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

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Michael’s craft stores confirm data breach

The biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer confirmed a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards.

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yesterday 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.

yesterday 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

yesterday in Local

Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

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

yesterday in Local

WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

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Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

yesterday in Local

Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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