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U.S. probes massive data breach at Anthem insurance

A massive cyberattack on the No. 2 health insurer is being examined for possible ties to China.


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Obama finds bipartisan support for ‘big data’ privacy plan

The bill would protect data collected from students through educational apps.


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Boehner expects call for military authorization against ISIS soon

The U.S. is leading an international coalition against Islamic State, and has launched an air campaigns in Iraq and Syria.


in Sports

Commissioner expects to face decision on Rose ban

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred opened the door for possible reinstatement of the all-time hits leader for Hall of Fame consideration.


in Local

Happy Birthday, Mr President

Ronald Reagan is the only president born in Illinois


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Governor’s Team Blames Quinn for Child Care Shortfall

$300M would get program through June


in Viral Videos

This Bayside ‘reunion’ is the best

Few people know that a young Jimmy Fallon went to school with the gang from "Saved By the Bell."


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 6

A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.


in Local

Police Looking for Springfield Crooked Contractor

Police are looking for a Springfield based contractor who they say bilked $50,000 from someone.


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Rep. Schock Spokesman Resigns Amid Social Media Racism Allegations

Congressman Aaron Schock's spokesman has stepped down amid allegations of racism on social media.

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Victory, Possible Defeat for District 186 Finances

The Springfield Public School District, like many districts in Illinois, has faced its fair share of budget challenges over the past few years -- but for now there's at least a small victory.


in Sports

Struggling Magic fire head coach Vaughn

The Orlando Magic have fired head coach Jacque Vaughn on the heels of their 10th consecutive loss.


in Local

Police Seeking Tips on Springfield Area Credit Card Thefts

Police are trying to track down people they suspect are stealing credit card numbers and using them locally.


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Minimum Wage Bill Increase Passes Full Senate

The Illinois Senate has approved a plan to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 per hour by 2019.


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Measles Cluster in Suburban Chicago Under Investigation

Public health officials say they are investigating a cluster of measles cases in suburban Chicago.


in National

Pope Francis to speak to Congress, making history

He will address Congress on Sept. 24, marking the first time a pope has delivered such a speech.


in Music

Family gathers to say goodbye to Bobbi Kristina Brown

A doctor has reportedly said there's nothing more that can be done for the only daughter of late singer Whitney Houston.


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Governor Wants Less Money in Illinois Politics

Gov. Bruce Rauner is for less money in politics.


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Bipartisan Dislike for Rauner’s State of the State Address

Legislators from both parties found things to dislike about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address.

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FutureGen’s Federal Funding Ends; State Leaders React

Two Illinois leaders are speaking out against the recent decision to end federal funding for FutureGen, the clean-coal project in Meredosia.

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality


UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year


The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.

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Winter Weather Advisory Effective 6PM Saturday – 6PM Sunday


4 - 6 inches of snow expected in the area; snow emergency in effect at 7pm tonight in Springfield.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful


The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner


Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.