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Tattooing may be ancient, but safety questions remain

Tattoo health and safety regulations tend to focus on short-term risks like infections, but little is actually known about the long-term risks of living with ink under your skin.

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Tweets to celebrate Left Handers Day

Left-handed people everywhere are celebrating what makes them special on Left Handers Day today.

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in Music, Entertainment

Disney’s ‘Descendants’ soundtrack tops Billboard album chart

The soundtrack from the Disney Channel TV movie "Descendants" topped the Billboard 200 chart this week, as Taylor Swift and British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran strengthened their dominance in album sales this year.

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Seattle’s Iwakuma has no-hitter against Orioles

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma threw a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday in a 3-0 victory that made him the just the second Japanese pitcher to accomplish the feat.

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Truck bombing at Baghdad market kills 67; IS claims blast

A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, killing at least 67 people, police officials said.

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Damages in Colorado mine spill will take years to tabulate

The spill of toxic wastewater from an abandoned gold mine high in Colorado's San Juan Mountains caused untold millions in economic disruptions and damages in three states — to rafting companies, Native American farmers unable to irrigate, municipal water systems and possibly water well owners.

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Some districts battle shortage of teachers as school begins

As students return to their classrooms this year, some may find fewer teachers to greet them.

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Kirk Caregiver Is Being Taken Care Of

Kirk campaign alleges smear

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Fatal Crash on I-55

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BACK TO SCHOOL: First-day fears and starting a morning routine

Help calm your child's fears about the new school year and get tips for starting - and sticking with - a morning routine.

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Financial advisers focus on cyber security

Fraudulent emails from hackers used to be obvious, full of misspellings and bad grammar. Now cyber crooks are even sounding like their victims as they try to trick financial advisers into wiring money from clients' accounts.

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Plans for Third Springfield Schnuck’s Store Delayed

Schnuck's would not be building on the east side near JC Penney's for at least a year or more

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 13

A look at the news that made Hollywood history.

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Madigan Files Suit Against Pillsbury Mills Owners, Demolition Company

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has stepped in regarding the alleged improper disposal of asbestos during demolition at the former Pillsbury Mills site.

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise talks with university President Timothy Killeen in the provost's office at the Swanlund Administration Building in Champaign, Ill. Wise said Thursday. Aug. 6, 2015, that she is resigning, citing a range of "external issues" she says have become a distraction for the school. Her resignation is effective Aug. 12. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, John Dixon, file) MANDATORY CREDIT

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U of I to Dismiss Wise, Panel Rejects $400k Bonus

President Timothy Killeen says he intends to offer her a faculty position in which she would report directly to him.

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Officials: At Least 7 Dead In China Port Explosions

Huge explosions sparked at a warehouse for dangerous material in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin have killed at least seven people and injured hundreds, officials and state media outlets said Thursday.

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Decatur, Springfield Near Top of “Highest Real Minimum Wage” List

More evidence the cost of living in Springfield and parts of central Illinois isn't that bad.

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City to Commission Members: Pay Up, or Get Kicked Out

Aldermen will consider making every city commission member get city-owed debts worked out.

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USDA Declares Most Illinois Counties Disaster Areas

The USDA says farmers in the eligible counties have eight months to apply for loans.

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House Passes Federal Spending Bill Without State Money

Illinois House Democrats have relented and sent Gov. Bruce Rauner a federal spending plan that doesn't include state dollars.

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Medical Marijuana Veto: Negotiate, Don’t Fight

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Lang wants two-year extension; Rauner AV's to four months

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Extra Police Patrols for Labor Day Weekend

9-3-15 KEEP DRIVING SOBER

"Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over."

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Sangamon Co. Clerk Disputes Voter Roll Study

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Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray says don't believe what you read when it comes to alleged analysis of the county's voter rolls by the Public Interest Legal Foundation.

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CWLP Bond Rating Analyzed

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City Water Light and Power says Moody's Investors Service is keeping the electric utility bond rating at A3.

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Durbin: Enough Votes Supporting Iran Nuclear Deal

IRAN VOTE

Democrats in the U.S. Senate have enough votes to uphold a preserve the Iran nuclear deal, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is aiming for a higher goal.