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Sen. Cochran defeats Tea Party rival in Mississippi runoff

Veteran U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a high-profile runoff election.

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Militants attack Iraq air base, U.S. teams deploy

Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases as the first U.S. teams arrived to decide how to help counter a mounting insurgency.

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Remap Revamp People Face a Tall Order

Election board chair: I don't think they'll be able to validate petition signatures

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Lawmakers slam veterans health bill costs

Cost estimates of up to $50 billionfor a veterans emergency medical care drew sharp criticism from lawmakers who said they would complicate final details of the legislation.

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Organic Farmers Are in for Some Cash

Certification program brings reimbursement

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May the Force Be with Chicago

Lucas museum picks Chicago

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SIU Raises Student Fees

Athletics, student paper to benefit

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Zoo bans woman for feeding cookies to lions

The Memphis Zoo has banned a woman for climbing over a barrier into a lion habitat.

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Dads respond to Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Finally, someone who understands!

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in Entertainment

Prolific character actor Eli Wallach dead at 98

Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died at the age of 98.

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Michael Jackson fans mark 5th anniversary of his death

Tributes around the world will mark five years since the King of Pop's death.

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Don’t Forget Lightning Safety

Out in the open? Don't be the tallest thing out there

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Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye

Bill Nye meets his match when Weird Al raps as Sir Isaac Newton.

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: June 25

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Aldermen Spar Over Potential TIF Agreement

Some Springfield aldermen have questions about tax increment financing money for a downtown redevelopment project.

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Sangamon Co. Sheriff Confirms IA Investigation

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out if there are leaks in its department.

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Two Workers Die from Carbon Monoxide at Pekin Plant

Two workers have died from carbon monoxide poisoning at an agricultural products plant in Pekin.

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State E-Cars Hitting the Road

Illinois has been adding electric cars to its fleet

Star Wars

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‘Star Wars’ modern trailer

"Star Wars: Episode IV" looks like a completely different movie when it gets the "Guardians of the Galaxy" treatment.

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Mautino Signs Off on 5 of 7 NRI Subpeonas

A key Democratic lawmaker has signed most of seven subpoenas for former state officials linked to Gov. Pat Quinn's 2010 anti-violence program that state auditors have blasted for mismanagement.

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

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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

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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

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