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Government sues Amazon over kids’ purchases

Amazon faces a lawsuit for allegedly allowing children to run up millions of dollars in purchases while playing mobile apps like "Tap Zoo" and "Ice Age Village."


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Republicans to focus Obama lawsuit on health care

Republicans say they intend to accuse Obama of overstepping his legal authorities.


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Ted Williams mini-series in the works

The late American sports star will be getting the small screen treatment.


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The last nine finals featuring Argentina and Germany

Argentina and Germany have appeared in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other.


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Obama says money low to deal with immigrant crisis

The Obama administration warned lawmakers that border control agencies will run out of money if Congress doesn't act.

Kaydens First Steps

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Toddler’s inspiring first steps

Nothing can slow down this toddler as he takes his first steps with his new prosthetic legs.


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Man gets draft notice, 102 years late

A western Pennsylvania man receives a notice to register for the nation's military draft, two decades after he died.


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Not sleeping is making your brain older

Sleeping less will increase the rate the brain ages and speed up the decline in cognitive functions.


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A Plea Deal Could Be Coming for Ex-Rep Charged with Child Porn

Lawmaker dropped out of House after computers were seized


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Today in entertainment history: July 11

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


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Lincoln Bank Teller Embezzles $2 Million

A former bank teller is facing up to 30 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines after pleading guilty to embezzlement.


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Taylorville Man Injured in 3 Vehicle Crash

A Taylorville man on a motorcycle was forced into the back of another car after a three-car accident Thursday.


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Parsons Appears in Federal Court; Reveals New Buy/Sell/Trade Business

A man who owes his former employees more than $12 million dollars has appeared in Springfield to answer questions about his assets.


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State NRI Hearings Continue Despite Federal Intervention

A request from the U.S. Department of Justice won’t stop next week’s hearings on the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative


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McIlroy blows hot with course record 64 in Scotland

Rory McIlroy made light work of windy conditions to fire a course record seven-under 64 in the first round of the Scottish Open.

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Fire Damages Downtown Office Building

Fire damaged a largely vacant state office building in downtown Springfield Thursday afternoon. Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin says the…

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Illinois Tourism Up Significantly

Tourism in Illinois totaled 105.7 million visitors last year.


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Lawmakers eye immigration law changes

Legislation to more easily deport thousands of Central American children who have migrated illegally appears to be gaining steam.

Tiny Hedgehog Birthday

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Tiny birthday for a tiny hedgehog

This little hedgehog really knows how to party!


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Victoria Beckham’s strange anti-aging snack

The former Spice Girl has a new snack that she swears by.

Recent Headlines

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US Rep. Davis: OK With Lawsuit Against Obama


Whether President Obama winds up at the defense table or not, one of Illinois' Republican Congressmen is defending the move to sue him

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Audit: State Wait Times for Nursing Care Claims 3 Months


Audit finds may seeking state-paid nursing home care have been waiting more than 90 days for a decision on their cases

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The Fix for Illinois in 98 Steps

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Ex-lawmaker, ex-revenue chief co-write new book

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State Fairgrounds Repairs Are Ongoing

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IHPA is also short of cash

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A New Law Will Support Community Health Workers


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