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Today’s celebrity birthdays

Take a look at which celebrities will be blowing out birthday candles today, Wednesday, Sept. 10.


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CWLP in Bad Financial Shape; Several Revenue Sources Discussed

City Water Light and Power is on its way to another technical default due in part to an unusually cool summer.


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Former Southeast HS Bookkeeper Sentenced to 4 Years for Theft

Amy Day, 44, started working at Southeast in July 2011, and was arrested last October.


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Apple unveils watch, bigger iPhone

It's been four years since Apple introduced a new gadget and the world's largest tech company hopes to wow consumers.


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Slaughterhouse Plans Raise Concerns

Long vacant property could finally get a tenant


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Ray Rice’s wife rips media, defends husband

The wife of embattled former Ravens running back says she and her husband will "show the world what real love is."

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UIS Boasts Record Fall Enrollment

The University of Illinois Springfield set an enrollment record this fall.

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Wabash Ave. Fire Sends Oil into Storm Sewers; Oil Now in Washington Park

An extra alarm fire that heavily damaged a Jerome auto repair shop is out, but the trouble isn't over.

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Feisty Governor’s Race On Display at Ed. Board Meeting

The tone during the nearly 90-minute debate-style meeting before the Chicago Tribune's editorial board was a clear sign the gloves are off.


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Man Killed in Monday I-55 Crash Identified

The man killed in a crash on southbound I-55 yesterday has been identified.


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No boys allowed in these taxis

New York is about to get a new taxi service just for women.

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An Eye Inside Nursing Homes Can’t Hurt, Can It?

AG Madigan supports surveillance


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Let the Harvest Begin!

USDA crop report shows corn, soybeans a little behind average


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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the other big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 9.


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Home Depot security breach could rival Target

The home improvement retailer said the problem could extend back to April and affect all of its 2,200 U.S. stores.


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Lions open new era in emphatic fashion

The Detroit Lions opened their new coaching era in dynamic fashion with a 35-14 victory over the New York Giants on Monday.


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Cardinals rally to edge Chargers on MNF

Arizona pulled off a fourth-quarter comeback with two clutch drives to edge the San Diego Chargers 18-17 on Monday.


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Top health adviser wants end to partisan fighting over Obamacare

President Barack Obama's top health adviser says the public and businesses want to move on with implementing the law.


in Sports

Ravens cut Ray Rice after elevator video leak

The NFL suspended the running back indefinitely, hours after video surfaced showing him punching his then-fiancée.


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Obama to press Congress for action on Islamic State

President Barack Obama will meet with lawmakers as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants.

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Quinn Accuses Rauner of Not Hiring Enough Minorities

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Both trying to make inroads in minority communties

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Library Turf War Continues

Lincoln Presidential Museum

Major donors threaten to withhold donations unless the feuding stops

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Woman Dies in Route 29 Crash Near Edinburg


Illinois State Police say a van over corrected after swerving off the roadway.

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Attorney Wants Parsons to Pay $1.2 Million Now, $100,000 Monthly

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

An attorney representing former THR and Associates employees and creditors wants Jeff Parsons to pony up -- immediately.

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Fake IDs are Easy to Get

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Fake IDs and driver’s licenses are the scourge of the Illinois secretary of state’s office