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State Fair Twilight Parade Canceled BUT Preview Night Still A Go

Potential for dangerous weather causes cancellation of Fair Parade

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James Van Der Beek leads ‘CSI’ spinoff

The former "Dawson's Creek" star has been tapped to join the upcoming CBS spinoff series.

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Computer Prof: Protect Your PC and Your Phone

Millions, maybe billions of on-line accounts compromised

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George Clooney a step closer to walking down the aisle

George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have posted legal notice in London of their plan to marry in Italy.

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Many families still under economic stress after recession

A quarter of U.S. families feel they are under economic stress as the aftershock of the Great Recession continues to drag down living standards.

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Bel-Aire Resolution Passes Unanimously, Mayor Still Opposes

Springfield Aldermen sent a strong message they want the owners of the maligned Bel-Aire Motel slapped with chronic nuisance violations, but the mayor's administration isn't reciprocating.

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Court: Chicago Bears Owe $4.1 Million in Taxes

An Illinois appeals court says the Chicago Bears owe $4.1 million to Cook County in amusement taxes plus interest.

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Illinois Consumer Spending Up Dramatically

Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.

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Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

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U.S. jobless claims fall; four-week average hits 8-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since

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Cayman Connection: Campaign Issue?

Economist: It's legal but hurts Illinois financially Rauner camp: Quinn does this, too

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Staying safe online

With the news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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Quadruple Fatal Fire Leads to Guilty Plea

Four kids died in southern Illinois

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Obama to sign $16.3B veterans spending bill

President Barack Obama will sign a plan to ease health care delays at VA facilities.

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Daughter of Bruce Willis, Demi Moore heads to rehab

Tallulah Willis is reportedly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.

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Peter Frampton tosses fan’s phone during concert

The rocker loses his cool and stops his show to take an unruly fan's cell phone.

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Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

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Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

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Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

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Prisons and Power

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A spokesman for AFSCME says power failures highlight a lack of necessary funding

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Quinn and Rauner Agree: Don’t Raise the Gas Tax

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Other ways to build and maintain roads, they say

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Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

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Cause of crash under investigation