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$2.7 Million Headed to Fight Illinois Veteran Homelessness, $56k to Springfield

$2.7 million in federal grants will go to housing hundreds of homeless veterans in Illinois.

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Roseanne Barr says she’s going blind

The "Roseanne" star, 62, says her "vision is closing in now."

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Police Investigate Two Shootings in Grandview

The Sangamon County Sheriffs Department is helping Grandview Police Investigate two separate shooting incidents within hours of each other Sunday.

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Sherman Mayor: Only Give Residents What They Want

The newly re-elected mayor of Sherman says economic development and growing the town will continue to be his top priority.

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Wells Fargo Adding 100+ Jobs in Springfield

A resurgent mortgage industry means a major employer in Springfield is hiring again.

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LaHood So Far Front-Runner to Replace Schock

State Senator Darin LaHood remains the favorite to replace Aaron Schock as the 18th District Congressman.

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School Funding Reform Optimism Goes Down

Illinois lawmakers say they're not optimistic school forming reform will pass this legislative session.

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Kraft Takes Artificial Ingredients Out of Mac & Cheese

Kraft will color its mac and cheese with items such as paprika instead.

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Study: Good Salaries for U of I Professors

The salaries of faculty members at the University of Illinois are among the highest around.

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26.2 miles, 28,000 bananas: Boston Marathon by the numbers

More than 30,000 runners and nearly $1 million in prize money. Here's the iconic race by the numbers.

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WATCH: A proposal from the dog’s POV

Who needs a selfie stick when you've got man's best friend?

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.

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Proposal Would Require BAIID for 5 Years, Not 1

The device that locks up a car until the driver blows an alcohol-free breath into it is something of which State Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) wants more.

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Jordan or LeBron? Let’s duke it out

Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a man's arrest on assault charges.

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300 strangers attend girl’s birthday party after classmates say no

Every kid in Mackenzie Moretter's class turned down an invite to her 10th birthday party. What happened next is truly amazing.

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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Rotich winners at Boston Marathon

The race goes on during a pause in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted earlier this month of the 2013 bombing.

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You can take ‘Game of Thrones’ for college credit

Lots of people watch the hit HBO show for thrills, but some are doing it to make the grade.

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Shelley Henning appears in a scene from "Unfriended."

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REVIEW: ‘Unfriended’ is topical, current and smart

"Unfriended" is seen soley from a laptop screen, yet it never gets visually dull and never feels limited by the gimmick.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

The Stanley Cup playoffs continue on Monday with a slate of big games.

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William Shatner planning book about former co-star Leonard Nimoy

The "Star Trek" actor will honor his friendship with the man who made Spock famous.

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$2.7 Million Headed to Fight Illinois Veteran Homelessness, $56k to Springfield

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$2.7 million in federal grants will go to housing hundreds of homeless veterans in Illinois.

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Police Investigate Two Shootings in Grandview

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The Sangamon County Sheriffs Department is helping Grandview Police Investigate two separate shooting incidents within hours of each other Sunday.

in Local

Sherman Mayor: Only Give Residents What They Want

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The newly re-elected mayor of Sherman says economic development and growing the town will continue to be his top priority.

in Local

Wells Fargo Adding 100+ Jobs in Springfield

wells-fargo-logo

A resurgent mortgage industry means a major employer in Springfield is hiring again.

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LaHood So Far Front-Runner to Replace Schock

darin lahood

State Senator Darin LaHood remains the favorite to replace Aaron Schock as the 18th District Congressman.