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3 weeks ago in Local

The Future for Taxpayers

Just what kind of new taxes could be in Illinois taxpayers’ future?

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3 weeks ago in Local

Gov Releases Education Funding Breakdown

Gov. Bruce Rauner has released figures breaking down how much each Illinois school district would receive next year under his education funding plan.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

U of I Reaches Athletic-Related Settlements

The University of Illinois has announced a pair of settlements involving former female basketball players who sued the school and its former football coach, Tim Beckman.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A ‘Captain America: Civil War’ version of the presidential election

There are some interesting parallels between the presidential election and the highly-anticipated comic book movie.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Hearing Held on Vaccine Exemptions

llinois health officials have proposed new rules requiring parents who oppose vaccinating their children based on religious reasons to provide a special document to schools and child care facilities each year.

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3 weeks ago in Local

ISU Planetarium Gets Upgrate

The planetarium at Illinois State University has upgraded its decades-old video projection system.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Record number of hackers exploited software flaws

The number of previously unknown software flaws used by hackers more than doubled last year, a new report says, in another sign of the increasing sophistication of cybercrime and online espionage.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Barbershop’ returns with social and political message

The film, which co-stars Eve, Anthony Anderson and Nicki Minaj, sees the staff of the now-unisex salon organize their workplace as a safe haven for local people to sort out their issues, and soon their idea begins to make a difference.

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3 weeks ago in Local

More Subpoenas Could Be Tied to Schock

Only known link: federal court, Springfield

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3 weeks ago in Sports

NCAA puts hold on bowl games

The move comes after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill the record number of 40 bowls last season.

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3 weeks ago in National

Health official: Zika ‘scarier than we initially thought’

The CDC says the type of mosquito in which the virus is carried is present in more U.S. states than initially thought.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

Businesses that share Trump name get swept up in the circus

It's not easy being Trump these days.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

NFL: no live stream of London games next season

The National Football League has decided against live streaming its three London games next season, choosing instead to focus on streaming its Thursday night games on Twitter, a spokesman told Reuters.

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3 weeks ago in National

Democrats look for political advantage on Equal Pay Day

Tuesday marks Equal Pay Day, a symbolic event dramatizing how much longer it takes a woman to earn as much as a man — and an annual opportunity for Democrats to lambast Republicans for inaction on the issue.

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3 weeks ago in Local

A Deadly 2016

IDOT: Lower gas prices, mild winter add up to more traffic

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Ryder Cup debut on cards for Masters champion Willett

Danny Willett's surprise victory at the 80th Masters has almost certainly secured him a rookie appearance for Europe's Ryder Cup team in September.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Study finds evidence of brain injury in living NFL veterans

More than 40 percent of retired NFL players tested with advanced scanning technology showed signs of traumatic brain injury, a much higher rate than in the general population, according to a new study of the long-term risks of playing American football.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Lawmaker Frustrated in Trying to Get Answers

Rep. Lang questions shift from DCEO to public-private model

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3 weeks ago in Weird

A goat walks into a Starbucks…

...This sounds like the beginning of a joke but it is actually real life.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Original ‘Gilmore Girls’ producer suing over Netflix revival

Original "Gilmore Girls" producer Gavin Polone has hit bosses at Warner Bros. Television with a breach of contract lawsuit over the highly-anticipated Netflix revival.

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8 hours ago in Local

LaHood Hosts Heroin Forum in Springfield

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How to address the heroin epidemic and the sometimes overuse of painkillers and opioid drugs.

9 hours ago in Local

Superintendents Praise Manar’s School Funding Plan, ISBE Dislikes It

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Lawmaker asks, "What are we supposed to do here in Springfield?"

21 hours ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

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Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

22 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores

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Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

22 hours ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.