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Members of Congress Tour Large VA Facilities in their Districts

Members of Congress with big Veterans’ Administration facilities in or near their districts  know what to do: go there. U.…

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the headlines that went down in Hollywood history.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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NRI Subpoenas Issued

Grand jury demands NRI emails

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Alleged Truck Stop Killer Arrested

Focus of nationwide manhunt

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Hurricane Arthur whips East Coast

Hurricane Arthur hit the North Carolina coast early on Friday and weakened as it moved out to sea.

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Making headlines this week

The news you may have missed and the headlines you'll want to remember.

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Illinois GI Assistance Plan Extended

The 2003 program was designed because military families took a salary cut after National Guard members and reservists were deployed

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John Williams to debut new version of U.S. anthem

The American composer and conductor is debuting a new arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner," featuring choirs, trumpets, and cannons.

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Illinois Accepting Health Insurance Grant Applications

ACA enrollment begins November 15

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Fireworks safety tips

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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Hunger groups get creative while school is out for summer

Workers are getting creative at keeping small bellies full when U.S. schools - along with their lunch programs - close for summer.

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Gas Prices Are Dipping

$3.82 state average

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More evidence shows moderate drinking heart healthy

Two new studies link moderate alcohol consumption to reduced risk of heart attack.

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3-day weekend will kick-start July 4 travel

More than 40 million Americans will celebrate their Independence by taking a road trip.

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Quinn Is on Unions’ Side in U. S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor: Unions made this country great

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Dems: Show Us Your Taxes, Rauner

GOP candidate takes advantage of laws to lessen his tax burden

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White: Let’s Be Careful Out There

DUI dangerous and costly

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Advocates Applaud Quinn Veto

Bill would have restricted FOIA

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Kirk: Hines VA Hospital Problems Getting Worse

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Senator recommends criminal investigation

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Spaulding Launch Closed This Weekend

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Crews ensuring fuel cleaned up

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Quinn, Rauner Spar over Assault Weapons

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The issue of a ban on assault weapons is now entering the governor’s race

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US Sen. Kirk: Proposed Regulations Onerous for Community Colleges

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says proposed federal regulations could cost millions of dollars for the state’s community colleges