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Consolidating Local Governments? One Lawmaker Has Tips

Now that the governor is backing efforts to consolidate local government units, one state lawmaker has suggestions on where to start.

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Rauner Meets with “Cabinet,” Vows Good Changes

A few dozen people in a meeting room Wednesday afternoon made up what the governor said was his cabinet.

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Catch ‘Frozen Fever’ with the new trailer

The box office blockbuster is back with a new animated short, due to his theaters next month.

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LiLo doesn’t get community service credit for meeting fans

Lindsay Lohan has been ordered to undergo another 125 hours of community service after a judge rejected more than half of the work she allegedly completed.

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Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Schock’s Spending

The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington says available evidence "warrants a full investigation."

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USDA: Illinois Had Historic Corn, Soybean Yields in 2014

The Illinois Farm Bureau says last fall's harvest was an historic crop.

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Lawmakers, Business Groups React to Keystone XL Veto

The veto of the Keystone pipeline bill is unwelcome news to some in Illinois, but not unexpected.

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U.S. charges 3 with conspiring to support Islamic State, planning attacks

The men allegedly planned to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State, and also expressed a willingness to carry out attacks on U.S. soil.

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Central Ill. Regional Airport Looks to Expand Tax Base

The Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority wants to expand its tax base to give it the option of increasing revenue.

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Moody’s: Rauner’s Budget Plan Unrealistic

A top credit rating agency has called GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's $32 billion budget proposal "hard to implement.

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Disney relaunching ‘DuckTales’ for a new generation

Get ready to dive into a giant vault filled with gold coins because the hit '80s cartoon is coming back!

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iTunes users like U2 after all

All those people who complained about U2's free album account appear to be a vocal minority.

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Bon Jovi helps provide ‘spoon full of hope’ to hometown

Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community restaurant on the Jersey shore near his childhood home.

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Hall of Fame game slated for May 23 at Doubleday Field

Hall of Famers Rollie Fingers, Tom Glavine, Phil Niekro, and Ozzie Smith are returning to Doubleday Field.

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Diverse emojis coming to a phone near you

The use of emojis has become universal — but their look hasn't.

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Mary J. Blige heading to ‘Empire’

The R&B star is the latest to land a guest role on the hit Fox drama.

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‘Physical Graffiti’ was a labor of love for Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page wanted to remaster Led Zeppelin's music because he hates how modern versions sound.

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Netflix will stream the next ‘Pee-Wee’ adventure

"Pee-wee's Big Holiday" will be a collaboration from moviemaker Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

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Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

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Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

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An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.