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in Lifestyle

Poll: E-cigarette usage surges in past year

Significantly more Americans are using electronic cigarettes and vaporizing devices, but most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes, according to a new poll.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, June 11

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Viral Videos

Betty White’s prank call

Betty White is going to need some changes made.

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in National

Confusion clouds Takata air bag recall

The uncertainty about how many vehicles need to have one or more air bags replaced illustrates the challenges the government faces in responding to a massive safety crisis.

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in Entertainment

The new Batmobile is one sweet ride

The latest version of the Batmobile has been unveiled ahead of next year's release of the much anticipated "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: June 11

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

6-10-15 Law Enforcement Torch Run

in Local

Torch Run Stops at Capitol

It was a good day for a run Wednesday, if you're looking to be a part of the State Police, or if you're taking part in the Special Olympics.

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in Local

Sangamon County Praised for Flood Plain Management

Sangamon County residents needing flood insurance should be able to get it cheaper now.

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in Local

Police Minority Applications Improve

Those looking for more minorities on the Springfield Police force may just get them.

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in Local

Illinois Comptroller: No Budget, No Payments

State Comptroller Leslie G. Munger says some things will be paid.

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in National

Carry-on bags are about to shrink

Millions of fliers may be forced to buy new suitcases or check those bags.

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in Entertainment

‘The Simpsons’ are breaking up

A home wrecker will break up the longtime marriage of Homer and Marge ... the reason might surprise you.

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in National, World

Up to 450 more troops deploying to Iraq

The additional troops and the establishment of a new training base will help Iraqi forces in preparation for a battle to retake territory lost to Islamic State.

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in Local

Authorities Search for Missing Tuber, Presumed Dead

Authorities in the Pekin area say they're looking for the body of a man who disappeared while tubing on the Mackinaw River.

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in Local

Ford to Stop Making Lincoln Sedan in Chicago

Ford says its Chicago assembly plant will stop making the Lincoln MKS full-sized Sedan next year.

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in Local

U of I Wants Faculty to Weigh in on Med School Name

The University of Illinois already has a name for its new medical school in Urbana, but now it's wanting its faculty to weigh in.

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in Local

Company Creates Grain Bin Rescue Equipment

Eastland Fabrication in Lanark says they've been working on the "Great Wall of Rescue" since 2010

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in Music

D.A. to Bonnaroo: Behave, or else

If you get busted this year you'll have to go to court like everybody else.

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in Weird

Is that a monster under the bed?

Police say a would-be thief was caught hiding under the bed.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

in Local

New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

RMU President Mablene Krueger

RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

in Local

City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

in Local

Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

in Local

Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.