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NRI

in Local

Hunt for E-mails Goes Dry

Lawmaker on panel investigating NRI claims stonewalling

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in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

Superstar Beyoncé is among the stars celebrating today.

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in Sports

Cowboys sign DE Michael Sam to practice squad

Michael Sam hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular season game in the NFL.

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in Entertainment

Joan Rivers moved to private room from intensive care

The comedian, who suffered cardiac arrest last week, is being "kept comfortable" in a New York hospital.

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in Local

Springfield Police May Get Body Cams

May purchase the cameras next budget year

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in National, World

Obama says NATO must help strengthen Ukraine’s military

The President urged NATO to help strengthen Ukraine's military and leave the door open to counter "Russian aggression."

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in National

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

Safety advocates worry that drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize marijuana laws.

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in Local

Aldermen Argue on How to Fill Council Coordinator Position

After serving more than 20 years as Springfield City Council Coordinator, Joe Davis seems to want to ride off into the sunset

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in Weird

‘Sneezy’ the Penn State squirrel

The squirrel's Facebook page has more "likes" than the official Penn State mascot, the Nittany Lion.

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in Local

Kirk: Journalists Should Consider Their Own Safety

Doubts current captives will be released alive

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in National, World

Obama says U.S. will ‘degrade and destroy’ Islamic State

The President vows to fight Islamic State militants and seek justice for two American journalists beheaded by the group.

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in Lifestyle

Netflix won’t ‘share’ as much

The video-streaming service says it will scale back how much info it shares about its users on Facebook.

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in Local

Crops Begin to Mature

The past week was a little too wet

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Jeff Bridges channels ‘The Dude’ in new Kahlua ad

"The Big Lebowski" star reprises his role from the 1998 cult comedy, paying tribute to the White Russian.

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in Entertainment

Nick Cannon to release children’s poetry book

"Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems" will hit store shelves in March.

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in National

Home Depot investigating data breach

Home Depot could be the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.

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in Sports

Charlie Powell, among first black NFL players, dead at 82

Charlie Powell was a star football player and a boxer who took on Muhammad Ali.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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in Viral Videos

Metal in inappropriate places

From the tennis court to the library, this guy rocks out everywhere he goes.

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in Sports

Broncos’ Welker gets 4-game doping ban

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season.

Recent Headlines

in Election 2014, Local

No Lame Duck Tax Increase, Says Rauner

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner does not want repeat of 2011

in Local

Reverse Agriculture Trade Mission Kicks Off in Auburn

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Illinois attracts international tourists. They are easy to spot along Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Downstate farm fields, not so much – except for this week.

in Election 2014, Local

McFarland Enters City Council Race, Seeks Ward 4 Seat

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A school board member is switching it up next year -- running instead for Ward 4 on the city council.

in Local

Area Economic Health is Still in Poor but Guarded Condition

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Some guarded optimism for area's business health

in Local

Saturday Shooting Victim Identified; Still in Critical Condition

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A man shot in the face late Saturday night is still in critical condition.