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Senate Committee Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The measure would boost the minimum wage from $8.25 to $9 on July 1 and increase it every year until reaching $11 by 2019.

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Rauner: My Agenda Makes Illinois More Competitive

Gov. Bruce Rauner has laid out a first-year agenda he says will make Illinois more competitive and "empower'' people and local governments.

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PHOTOS: Patriots parade through Boston to celebrate Super Bowl win

Patriots fans braved cold weather to welcome their team home in style.

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Dakota Johnson injured neck during ‘Fifty Shades’ scene

Actress Dakota Johnson was left with an agonising neck injury after her co-star Jamie Dornan threw her onto a bed…

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Diana Ross duets with Ashlee Simpson

The soul star gave her new daughter-in-law her seal of approval at a historic show in NYC.

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AC/DC tap former drummer Chris Slade to replace Phil Rudd

AC/DC will perform at the Grammys this weekend without Rudd.

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Do you want fries with your kangaroo?

A Wisconsin McDonald's called police after a woman brought an unwanted guest into the restaurant.

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Charlie Hunnam to replace Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Lost City of Z’

The "Sons of Anarchy" star will be a part of the movie adaptation of David Grann's book.

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Katy Perry’s choreographer: ‘Left Shark’ and ‘Right Shark’ were both good

The right shark hit the dance moves precisely, while "Left Shark" was a little more unique.

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Not just Monopoly money: Game in France will have real thing

The French version of Monopoly is celebrating its 80th year by slipping cash into 80 boxes of the game.

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Jennifer Hudson heading to ‘Empire’

Hudson joins a long list of famous guest stars who are making appearances on the hit show.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Feb. 4.

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Boston’s Super Bowl parade to draw hearty fans amid massive snow

A little snow won't stop Boston from celebrating the Super Bowl XLIX victors.

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Hernandez trial: Ex-NFL star consoled alleged victim’s girlfriend, witness says

Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez allegedly told the woman he had "been through this death thing before."

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Trailblazer Charlie Sifford dies at 92

The first African-American to play on the PGA Tour has died.

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Dramatic video shows plane cartwheeling into river

WATCH: Miraculously, 15 people survived after the plane clipped an overpass and crashed upside down in shallow water.

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Another Try at Changing School Finance

Changes since last year may appeal to suburban Republicans

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ puts focus on Asian-American families

The Huang family is "Fresh Off the Boat" in ABC's first Asian-American comedy in 20 years.

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House votes to repeal Obamacare

Defying a White House veto threat, lawmakers voted to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

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The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.

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Schock Repays $40k for Office Renovations

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Congressman Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 for renovations.

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Dead Body Found in Rural Buffalo Identified

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Department says a dead body was found early Friday morning.

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Judge Won’t Delay Former State Representative’s Sentencing

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A federal judge in Chicago is refusing to delay sentencing for former state Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction.