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4 weeks ago in Local

Elections Officials Could Take Up Case of 3 Illinois Judges

An election official has recommended three St. Clair County judges who opted to run for election instead of retention should stay on the ballot.

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4 weeks ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Tired of your team? Jump on the bandwagon

Favorite team out of the playoffs? Just switch sides - it's easy!

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Iraq searching for three U.S. citizens reportedly abducted

Security forces in Baghdad were hunting for three U.S. citizens who Iraqi lawmakers said on Monday had been kidnapped, which, if confirmed, would make them the first Americans abducted in the country since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Golfer Donaldson loses fight with chainsaw

British golfer Jamie Donaldson, who won the point that secured the 2014 Ryder Cup for Europe, faces a couple of weeks out of the sport after cutting his hand in an accident involving a chainsaw.

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4 weeks ago in Local

AED’s Could Arrive At Libraries with Proposed Law

Whether or not reading books is on the rise, the local public library is bound to be a busy place.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Woman Arrested for Stabbing Boyfriend

A Springfield woman is accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during a dispute Sunday morning.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Can Lawmakers Do Work Without a Budget?

There's no budget.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Fraud Prevention Means Later State Tax Refunds

The state's trying to stay at least one step away from identity fraudsters.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Federal Transportation Bill May Result in New Illinois Capital Bill

The transportation bill funding passed by Congress may force state lawmakers to consider a new capital construction program.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Judges Go to College

People in Illinois' court system, not just judges, are in for some new learning in the New Year.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Body Found Following Fire in Latham

Authorities in central Illinois are trying to identify a body found in the ruins of a house fire near the small village of Latham in Logan County.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Southern Illinois Preparing for 2017 Eclipse Tourists

Tourism officials in southern Illinois say they're preparing now because a solar eclipse is expected to draw thousands of visitors on Aug. 21, 2017.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Debates Laws for Police Videos

The shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald happened in October 2014, but it was 13 months before police released the video due to a judge's order.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Remains of Vietnam War Airman to Return to Southern IL

The remains of an airman who was listed as missing in action during the Vietnam War have been recovered and are being taken to southern Illinois.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

This chicken was 3 of 4 at picking playoff losers

She's better at odds than a Vegas bookmaker.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Cardinals-Packers game an instant classic

The Cardinals' overtime playoff win over the Packers is also an instant record breaker.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Netflix looking to become more family friendly

The streaming service will offer 20 new programs in the kid-friendly category this year alone.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Gomez beats Snedeker in playoff to win Sony Open

Argentina's Fabian Gomez clinched his second PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over Brandt Snedeker at the Sony Open in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday after producing a clutch birdie-birdie finish in regulation.

FILE  In this Oct. 25, 2007 file photo, David Bowie arrives at the Fourth Annual Black Ball Concert for "Keep A Child Alive" in New York. Musical chameleon David Bowie is starting the year with two nominations for Britain's leading music awards, the Brits.  Bowie, who turned 67 on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, is up for male British artist of the year and album of the year, for his first release in a decade, "The Next Day." (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)

4 weeks ago in Music

David Bowie scores first No. 1 album in America

Bowie's final album, released just days before he lost his battle with liver cancer, has shot to the top of the Billboard chart.

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4 weeks ago in National

Confederate flag’s removal turns King Day into celebration

Civic leaders, activists and others are celebrating, marching and paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday's 30th federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.

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7 hours ago in Local

Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death

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A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

7 hours ago in Local

North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

18 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

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Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

18 hours ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

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If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

23 hours ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.