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Giggles the Pig wins landslide victory in Mayoral race

A lawyer wants to enter his pet pig into the race for Flint mayor after a mix-up threatened to keep names of mayoral candidates off the primary election ballot.

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in Local

More Gun Violence in Springfield

Victim is Neon Bryant

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 11

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Local

State Treasurer Wants to Spread the Word About Bright Start

Frerichs says the program hasn't been marketed properly.

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in Local

2014 Good for Tourism in Illinois

Illinois saw record numbers for visitors and hotel-motel receipts.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

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Rauner Not Worried About Getting Budget Deal Passed

The Governor expects a deal can be reached before the end of the Spring session.

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SIU Engineering Professor Charged in Fight with Student

Weston remains on unpaid leave and barred from campus.

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Illinois State Police Get FAA Approval for Drone Use

ISP says drone use to photograph major traffic accidents will clear roadways more quickly and insist drones are not for surveillance.

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in Local

Man Gets 20-Year Sentence in Springfield Stabbing Death

James Eudy sentenced for 2009 stabbing death of Erick Huckaby Jr.

Budget Cuts

in Local

Cancer Screening Program Advocates Appeal to Lawmakers not to Cut Program

Illinois Breast and Cervical Screening Program is facing budget cuts of $10 million.

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in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Music

Another Jimi Hendrix biopic moving forward

Castmembers have yet to be announced, although "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" star Anthony Mackie had previously been in talks to portray Hendrix.

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in Local

Funnel Clouds Over Sangamon County? Yes, But Don’t Worry.

The National Weather Service issued a special statement warning of funnel clouds.

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in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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in Local

Springfield Park Board Releases Details on Police Chief Misconduct

Destruction of evidence, failure to complete entire shifts and failure to cooperate with park district administration -- just to name a few.

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in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

A look back on some of this week's best plays and biggest moments in sports.

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in Local

Langfelder Announces Appointments, Familiar Faces in the Mix

Several new, but several old faces will be present in city government.

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in Local

Senate Committee Advances Measure to Prevent PCBs at Mahomet Aquifer

An Illinois Senate committee has approved a measure that would give added protection to Clinton's Mahomet Aquifer.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.