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Lennon’s long-lost Gibson guitar up for auction

The jumbo J-160E Gibson Acoustic guitar, purchased by Lennon in Liverpool, is expected to fetch up to $800,000.

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in Sports

The big money behind the Belmont Stakes

There's a lot of money on the line as American Pharoah vies for the first Triple Crown since 1978.

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EPA: Fracking not ‘widespread risk’ to drinking water

Fracking for shale oil and gas has not led to widespread pollution of drinking water, although some drilling activities could potentially cause health risks.

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MLB: Rodriguez cousin gets jail time

A cousin of the Yankees star has been sentenced to seven months in prison after pleading guilty on federal drug charges.

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in Viral Videos

#MeanTweets – NBA edition

Jimmy Kimmel is back with another edition of #MeanTweets, just in time for the NBA Finals.

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NBA Finals: Top 5 plays from Game 1

The NBA Finals opened in dramatic fashion.

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Move over Viagra, it’s the women’s turn

The makers of a twice-rejected pill intended to boost libido in women will try once again this week to persuade regulators that the drug warrants approval as the first prescription treatment for low sexual desire in women.

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in Weird

Police: DUI suspect showed up drunk to be fingerprinted

You probably shouldn't get tanked before you're due at the police station.

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in Sports

FIFA: Blatter to skip Olympic meeting next week

The embattled president announced plans to resign from FIFA earlier this week.

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Global warming isn’t taking a break

An apparent slowdown in the pace of global warming is likely an illusion after a new study found no break in the trend of rising temperatures.

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in Lifestyle

Lawmakers eyeing stronger protections for pregnant workers

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation to boost protections for pregnant workers in response to a recent Supreme Court ruling.

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in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, June 5.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today, Friday, June 5.

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in Local

Water Woes Have a Ripple Effect in Chatham

Deputy police chief, six dispatchers could go

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in Local

Workers’ Comp Bill Passes Illinois House

Republicans are mad; Gov. Rauner may veto the bill

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

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Again, Says the House Speaker, Moderation Will Win the Day

Don't forget, says Madigan, the governor's proposed budget was out of balance

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Local National Guard Troops Going to Cuba

The 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment will deploy Sunday for training in Texas, then a nine-month mission in Cuba.

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Kirk to Give Hastert’s Campaign Donation to Charity

A $10,000 campaign donation from former House Speaker Dennis Hastert to Senator Mark Kirk's political campaign is going to charity.

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Springfield Police Chief Ready for Body Cameras

Chief Winslow: the legislation sent to Governor Bruce Rauner allowing police departments to use body cameras is "workable."

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Transportation Group Wants More Road Money

The Transportation for Illinois Coalition says budget crisis or not, the state road program needs to be better funded before it's too late.

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18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

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The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

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The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

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The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.