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State Farm to Have New CEO

Bloomington-based State Farm will have a new CEO for the first time in decades.

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Rauner Administration Calls Purvis Hearing a “Sham”

The governor’s office played the sex card in defending its secretary of education.

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Recall: Safety of Takata air bag replacements questioned

At least 400,000 of the replacement Takata air bags used to fix the historic recall will need to be replaced again due to another potentially defective part.

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Watch Channing Tatum prank a bunch of unsuspecting ‘Magic Mike’ moviegoers

Who could have guessed this creepy marketing guy is actually the star stripper in disguise.

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Police Looking for Man Accused of Credit Card Fraud

Police are looking for help finding a man they say made thousands of dollars in fraudulent credit card purchases in the Springfield area.

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‘Death risk’ calculator can predict your five-year outlook

Compare your "Ubble age" to your real age in a few simple steps.

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Texas doctors do first skull-scalp transplant

The surgery marks the first transplant of its kind, to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.

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Showtime to start streaming next month

The network will start streaming programs on July 12, coinciding with the new seasons of "Masters of Sex" and "Ray Donovan."

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Decatur Mosquitoes Have West Nile

A mosquito pool in Decatur tests positive for the disease.

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SIU Narrows Carbondale Chancellor Search to 2

There are now two candidates to become the next chancellor of Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.

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‘Pong,’ ‘Pac-Man’ among first Video Game Hall of Fame inductees

Six titles, spanning decades and formats, were honored for their influence on pop culture and the world of gaming.

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Not Guilty Pleas in Connection with Quincy Murder

Three people arrested in connection with the death of a boy in Quincy have all pleaded not guilty in Adams County.

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Damage Assistance Available Following April Northern IL Tornadoes

It would allow business owners in the Fairdale area to get Small Business Administration loans to help rebuild.

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Subway joins companies dropping artificial ingredients

The sandwich chain known for marketing itself as a fresher alternative to burger joints says it will drop artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives by 2017.

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Taco Bell to serve up boozy slushies with burritos

The fast food chain says it will serve beer, wine, and "mixed alcohol freezes" at a new location set to open this summer.

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Billy Joel to set record at NYC’s Madison Square Garden

Billy Joel is about to prove he's the top piano man by beating Elton John's record.

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Disney planning ‘Sister Act’ reboot

The original film featured Whoopi Goldberg as a Las Vegas lounge singer who goes into the witness protection program under the guise of a nun.

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Mila Kunis’ escaped stalker caught near L.A.

A man convicted of stalking the "That '70s Show" star was captured days after he escaped from a mental health facility.

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Yahoo to live-stream October NFL game

The Oct. 25 game between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars will be the first NFL game to be live-streamed.

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.