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108,000 Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Rebates

The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds.

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Mine Simulator Under Construction in Harrisburg

Coal mining is still a big deal in Illinois, and Terry Bruce says there's really no end in sight.

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Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation ‘within reach’

An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided and help increased, former U.S. President Bill Clinton says.

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Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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Quinn Signs Flood Fighting Measure

A newly signed law is aimed at fighting the effects of flooding around Illinois.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Guilty Plea in Drug Induced Homicide

Springfield man faces 30 years in drug death

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S&P Revises Illinois Outlook Downward

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse.

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Grandstand Roof Repairs Won’t Be Finished by Fair Time

Repairs to the state fair grandstand's roof won't be finished by the time the fair begins.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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“No Sign of Homicide” in Female Body Found in Rochester

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards hopes the mystery of a woman's skeleton found in Rochester over the weekend could be solved soon.

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in Music

These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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Phelps: Illinois Concealed Carry Rules “Too Complicated”

A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.

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‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

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in Lifestyle

Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

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Michael Jackson’s hometown to name school for him

A school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown will be named for the late pop star.

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Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

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Kirk: Hines VA Hospital Problems Getting Worse

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Senator recommends criminal investigation

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Spaulding Launch Closed This Weekend

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Crews ensuring fuel cleaned up

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Quinn, Rauner Spar over Assault Weapons

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The issue of a ban on assault weapons is now entering the governor’s race

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US Sen. Kirk: Proposed Regulations Onerous for Community Colleges

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says proposed federal regulations could cost millions of dollars for the state’s community colleges