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Christie Pledges More Money to Rauner Campaign

Christie says the Republican Governors Association will pledge more money to Rauner's campaign.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Winnebago County Faces Budget Shortfall, Considers Hiring Freeze

A northern Illinois county may put a freeze on all hiring to address a $2.5 million budget shortfall. Winnebago County…

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Those with Epilepsy Added to List of Patients Who Can Use Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Children with epilepsy also approved for medical marijuana in a non-smokable form.

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REVIEW: Scarlett Johansson gets brainy in ‘Lucy’

A ridiculous premise doesn't have to sink a film, and Luc Besson's "Lucy" actually gets off to a solid start.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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Kirk: Hines VA Hospital Problems Getting Worse

Senator recommends criminal investigation

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Making headlines this week

A look at the news that made headlines and the stories you might have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Spaulding Launch Closed This Weekend

Crews ensuring fuel cleaned up

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Meat, seafood prices soaring on drought and disease

Get ready for your grocery bill to jump even higher.

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Republicans may try to impeach Obama

A top White House adviser says Republicans may try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy.

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Overjoyed dog almost passes out from excitement

This schnauzer can't even handle how excited it is when a family member returns home.

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Quinn, Rauner Spar over Assault Weapons

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

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WATCH: The history of the ‘high-five’

It's the gesture associated with all things awesome but the history behind this iconic handshake might surprise you.

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US Sen. Kirk: Proposed Regulations Onerous for Community Colleges

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

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‘The Book of Life’ takes No. 1 spot on bestsellers list

The final novel of the time-traveling trilogy written by Deborah Harkness, shot straight to the top of the bestsellers list.

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White House bemoans lawmakers’ delay on border crisis

White House officials expressed growing alarm that Congress may not approve $3.7B in emergency funds to tackle the child migration crisis.

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FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

The 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia, where FIFA says the tournament can "create positive change."

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Beer Tickets Land State Fair Manager in Hot Water

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Bliefnick hasn't responded for comment

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On-Line Learning Could Get a Boost

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Maintaining common standards in online college coursework is the goal of a new state law

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Illinois Coal a Hot Commodity Worldwide

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Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S.

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Downtown Taylorville Building Partially Collapses

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A downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.

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Cameras Could Appear in Sangamon County Courtrooms

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Half a dozen central Illinois counties could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court.