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Real-life ‘Fruit Ninja’

Forget an iPad, this guy plays with real fruit and a real - and very sharp - knife.


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Ultimate fan-cam dance

This young Miami Marlins fan makes the most of his time on the fan-cam.


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Iraqi troops battle for city of Tikrit

Iraqi troops are battling to dislodge ISIS, as the militant Islamist group gains ground.


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Obama to seek $2B for child migrant crisis

President Barack Obama wants more than $2 billion to deal with the surge in unaccompanied children flooding into the U.S. along its southern border.


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Illinois Tries to Lead in Being Green

Meet the governor's director of sustainability


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Job Satisfaction Is High for Teachers

Exception: The confidence in how much support they are getting


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We Haven’t Heard the Last of the Progressive Income Tax

Proposals gained little traction in 2014


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Farmland Values Are on the Rise

State average is $7190 per acre


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Starting today you can watch a lot of ‘Seinfeld’

Beginning Monday night, TBS will celebrate the 25th anniversary of "Seinfeld."


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Today in entertainment: June 30

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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“We’ll Be Back”

Boundaries won't be drawn any time soon


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Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Military Families

Red tape for school registrations streamlined

IL dept of veterans affairs

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State VA Centers Grapple with Influx of Women

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs says it's able to handle the surge of female vets.


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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on Hollywood headlines of days gone by.


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Quinn Vetos Bill Placing Limits FOIA

Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed legislation that would’ve made it more difficult for members of the public to obtain large…

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.

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Rauner Vows to Keep Working for Term Limits

GOP candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says he'll keep working to get term limits on the November ballot even though it was overruled in court. Rauner also denied any wrongdoing for pulling strings to get his daughter in to a selective enrollment Chicago high school.

Governor Quinn Signs Historic Pension Reform

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Quinn Expected to Sign Budget Monday

Gov. Pat Quinn has through Monday to act on the state’s budget. Quinn is expected to sign the $35.7 billion…


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Amy Adams gives first class plane seat to soldier

The Oscar-winner attempted to quietly swap seats with the soldier, but Twitter had other plans.


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Making headlines this week

The headlines you might have missed and the stories you want to remember.


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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

Recent Headlines

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Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

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Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.

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State Appellate Court Rules for FutureGen


A state appellate court handed the FutureGen Alliance a big victory Tuesday.

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Quinn to Public: Slow Down on the Roads

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A crash that killed four people on I-55 has the governor talking about highway safety

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Arizona Man Charged in Half-Brother’s Death


An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother from Petersburg.

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Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188


AT&T plans to close the Springfield call center and cut 188 jobs starting August 3.