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When a giant crane lands on your house

Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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Ill. Senate Taking Up Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Money

The Illinois Senate is expected to vote on the measure today.

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Northwestern University Given $17.5 Million to Study New HIV Treatment

Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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

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The $2,500 chicken leg

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill

How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.

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Florida Healthcare Technology Firm to Hire 300 in Decatur

Convey Health Solutions announced that it will open an office in Decatur and need to hire a mix of permanent, seasonal, full-time and part-time workers.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Outbreak of Mumps Affecting Mostly U of I C-U Campus Students

Sixty people in the Champaign-Urbana have been reported since April as having the mumps -- most of which are from University of Illinois students.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2’ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Weekend Springfield Fires Displace At Least 15

Two fires displaced at least 15 Springfield residents over the weekend.

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Teens Arrested for Shooting

A Springfield teenager is behind bars for what police suspect was a drive-by shooting Sunday night.

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Education Superintendent: Don’t Judge Me on My Salary

Tony Smith has a $225,000 salary.

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Durbin: Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

Efforts to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood are misguided, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Friday Hearing in Schock Case Cancelled

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A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on former Congressman Aaron Schock's cooperation with a federal investigation.

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Judge: Salaita Can Amend Lawsuit Against U of I

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Steven Salaita can amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.

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Protest Over GMO Labeling at Sen. Durbin’s Office

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A small protest outside U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s Chicago office asked for him to vote against a bill which would prevent states from making the labeling of genetically modified foods mandatory.

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Rauner Vetoes Bill For Better Police, Fire Pensions

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Rauner says public -- not city councils -- should decide.

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.