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Advocates for Illinois’ Elderly Speak Out Against Cuts to Senior Programs

Proponents of funding for seniors programs say they want to be in their own homes.

3-12-15 Lincoln Funeral

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Springfield Streets Closed On and Off this Weekend for Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

Streets will open an close as phases of the reenactment begin and end.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Durbin to FDA: Regulate E-Cigarettes Now

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes with teenagers has U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin calling for stricter regulations.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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

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Tyree Sentenced to Seven Years for Sexual Misconduct with Student

A former Lanphier High School teacher has admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student nearly three years ago.

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This week’s top sports shots

Some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Making headlines this week

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

5-1-15 Sherman Clinic Groundbreaking

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Ground Broken on Springfield Clinic Expansion in Sherman

Springfield Clinic's Sherman location is expanding.

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Butler Pleased Grant Funding is Restored

Rep. Tim Butler says he is already hearing from happy providers like The Autism Program.

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Coal Industry Has Friends in Downstate Lawmakers’ Proposal

A group of at least ten downstate Illinois lawmakers wants the state's coal industry propped up.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

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Rauner Signs Bill to Allow Obama, Lucas Museums

Gov. Bruce Rauner will endorse a measure paving the way for Chicago to use park land for Barack Obama's presidential library and film producer George Lucas' museum.

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Menard Co. Police Look for Tips on Bar Burglar

Police in Menard County are looking for help figuring out who broke into a bar in Greenview

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Mike Tyson is not throwing a fight night house party

Please don't go to the heavyweight's house ... he won't be there.

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Baltimore officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

Six police officers face criminal charges, including second-degree murder and manslaughter, in the death of a black man who was arrested and suffered fatal injuries.

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Police departments across U.S. getting $20 million for body cameras

The grants represent the first portion to be approved by Congress of a $75 million, three-year body camera funding program requested in December by President Barack Obama.

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Puppy tries to attack his hiccups

Buck, the puppy, is confused by hiccups.

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Soul icon Ben E. King dead at 76

The "Stand By Me" hitmaker has passed away.

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REVIEW: The Avengers are back to battle ‘Ultron’

The band is back together for an adventure so epic that you’ll be too busy trying to keep up to notice how overpopulated it is.

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LeVar Burton returns for ‘Roots’ remake

The actor, who portrayed Kunta Kinte in the iconic 1977 drama, will be a part of a remake for the History Channel.

Recent Headlines

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Special Election Candidate Says Raise in Gas Tax Isn’t the Way to Go

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Mike Flynn says there are alternatives to raising gas tax in order to fund the Highway Trust Fund.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.