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Lawmakers bash Army plan to cut 40K troops

Lawmakers sharply criticized plans to cut soldiers and civilian personnel due to tight budgets, warning it was risky and short-sighted.

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No surprise, kids are being named after ‘Frozen’ characters

There's gonna be a lot of kids named Olaf and Elsa running around.

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FIFA: Blatter shifts blame in interview

Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter says continental confederations, rather than soccer's world governing body, are to blame for the corruption scandal engulfing the game.

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Watch Bill Murray ‘trash talk’ golf fans

The "Ghost Busters" star took part in the John Deere Classic Pro-Am, smoked on the golf course, and gave fans some good-natured ribbing.

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Naked New Mexico man steals police car

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A New Mexico man was arrested Saturday for allegedly stealing a sheriff's deputy's car while running around naked.

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AC/DC’s Rudd gets home detention for threatening to kill

The Australian-born drummer from the world-famous rock band pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs.

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Poll: Over 60 percent of Republicans oppose court on gay marriage

Almost two-thirds of Republicans oppose the Supreme Court’s backing of gay marriage, which gives hope for presidential candidates who have come out against marriage equality.

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South Carolina poised to remove Confederate flag

The Confederate flag, a symbol of racism for many and of Southern heritage for others, is set to be removed from after lawmakers sealed its fate in a late-night session.

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Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

Iran and six world powers are close to a historic nuclear agreement that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

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Comic-Con 2015 starts today

From super heroes and classic comics to awards and film screenings, the world's biggest comics convention kicks off today.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, July 9.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 9

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Viral Videos

When you troll an entire concert

This rave just took a turn toward '80s soft rock.

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Today in entertainment history: July 9

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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in Local

Stopgap Budget Makes Progress

Senate-passed one-month plan passes House committee

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Springfield Public Works Reports Two Sewer Cave-Ins

Springfield's Public Works Department says there are two more sewer cave-ins.

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The Highs — And, Mostly Lows — of the 18th District Special Primary

Tuesday's special primary election in the 18th Congressional District was historic -- historically bad.

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Dist. 186 to Add Security Cameras, Police Presence

More security cameras will be installed at Springfield's High Schools, and the district's middle schools will also get cameras, under a $500,000 plan the District 186 Board has approved.

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NFL: Redskins fail to restore voided trademarks

The Washington Redskins have lost an emotionally charged battle over whether the team's name is an ethnic slur.

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‘Real Housewives’ star takes a family portrait in prison

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star and convicted felon Teresa Giudice recently got a visit from her husband Joe and the couple's four daughters.

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Lincoln’s Relationship with Jewish People Theme of New ALPLM Exhibit

7-31-15 Lincoln Exhibit

A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.

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William Kelly is Back — Bashing Sen. Mark Kirk

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Going beyond criticizing Kirk’s comments and policies, William Kelly talked about Kirk’s physical condition since he suffered a stroke in 2012.

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Questions About Accused Teen Murderer’s Mental Fitness

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Questions have risen about the mental fitness of a Springfield teenager being tried as an adult for murder.

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Police Arrest 10 Suspected of Drug, Gun Crimes

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Authorities say they have arrested ten people they beleive have involved in either drug or gun violence, or both.

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Blagojevich Attorney to Ask Full Court for Rehearing

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The unanimous ruling let 13 counts stand. Requests for full-court hearings aren't granted automatically.