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‘Super’ Mario facts

‘Super’ Mario facts

SUPER MARIO:Can you imagine Tom Hanks NOT being famous enough to play the crime-fighting plumber? Photo: YouTube

You mean we almost had Donkey Kong fighting Popeye?

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes

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A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.

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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?

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Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?

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Rauner Among Nation’s Top Spenders in 2014 Campaign

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The Center for Public Integrity says Rauner spent more than $28 million of his own money on his successful bid to become governor and on other races.

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Durbin Tries Again to Help Those Here Illegally

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He's urging a Twitter campaign, #DACAWorks

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City Needs Extra $3.5 Million to Cover Healthcare Costs

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It appears health care costs for city of Springfield employees went over budget by more than three million dollars this fiscal year.