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Budget Chill for 128,000 Illinois Homes

State to drop its participation in LIHEAP; federal dollars remain

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at the slate of tonight's Stanley Cup playoff games.

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in Lifestyle, National

Colleges giving new meaning to ‘BYOB’

You can now study for a bachelor's in beer or perhaps a master's in malt.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, April 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Dancer, 102, sees her decades-old performances for the first time

Alice Barker was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance, and although she danced in numerous movies, commercials, and TV shows, she had never seen any of them until now.

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Today in entertainment history: April 24

A look at some of the biggest Hollywood headlines of days past.

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Measure Decriminalizing Marijuana Passes Illinois House

The support is diverse, if not overwhelming, for a bill to decriminalize marijuana, making possession of a small amount - about a half-ounce - a civil offense.

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‘Empire’ castmates to perform at Billboard Awards

Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray will perform at the ceremony next month.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Drops From March 2014

Rate falls from 6.9 percent last year to 5.3 percent this year.

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Lawmakers Fast Track Obama Library, Lucas Museum Proposals

The legislation clarifies state law to expressly allow Chicago to construct museums on public park land or "formerly submerged lands."

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V.P. Biden Addresses Sexual Assault Prevention at U of I

Vice President Joe Biden is urging college students to speak up about sexual assaults on campuses.

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REVIEW: ‘Age of Adaline’ rips off Nicholas Sparks

An impeccably dressed Nicholas Sparks rip off, "The Age of Adaline" follows a woman trapped forever at the age of 29. Vampire? If only!

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Loretta Lynch makes history as first black woman to serve as attorney general

Now U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she will replace Eric Holder, who announced his resignation last year.

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Salvation Army Moving Springfield HQ, Shelter Services Affected

The Salvation Army in Springfield is moving out of its 6th Street headquarters on Tuesday.

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Sangamon Co. Business Owners Optimistic About the Future

Sangamon County businesses say they expect sales -- and their optimism about the economy -- to increase.

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#TBT: Pac-Man defined ’80s arcades

THROWBACK THURSDAY: A look back at a big Thursday in Hollywood history.

FILE - In this June 10, 2014 file photo, Illinois state Rep. Derrick Smith, center, speaks to reporters at the federal building in Chicago after a jury convicted him for pocketing a $7,000 cash bribe. Listening at left is his attorney Victor Henderson. Smith is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday, April 23, 2015.

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Former State Rep. Sentenced to Five Months

A judge has sentenced a Chicago Democrat to 5 months in prison for pocketing a $7,000 bribe from a purported day care for his backing of a state grant application.

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IEMA Assessing Fairdale Damage to Determine Possible Aid

The April 9 storm killed two people in Fairdale, a small community of about 150 people.

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Paul Walker’s ‘Fast & Furious’ car up for auction

The speedy piece of movie memorabilia will go up for sale next month.

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Heisman winner Marcus Mariota immortalized in meat

The Oregon QB gets his very own life-sized SUBWAY sculpture.

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Millionaires’ Tax Falls Short

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

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Butler: Campaign Donation Doesn’t Impact Relationship with Governor

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State Representative Tim Butler got some political campaign cash from Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Program Extension, Heads to Governor

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Dispensaries could begin selling the product later this year. The legislation extends the program to four years after that date.

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Senate Passes Pot Decriminalization, Measure Heads to Governor

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The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket rather than a crime

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6%

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Illinois' unemployment rate held steady over the last month.