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Supreme Court: Public Sector Unions Can’t Force Union Due Payments for Non-Members

The Supreme Court says public sector unions can't collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.

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Supreme Court rules for companies over birth control

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that businesses can object on religious grounds to providing insurance that covers birth control.

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GM victims fund to have wide eligibility

The compensation fund for victims of General Motors' defective ignition switch will be open to a broad range of people.

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Supreme Court rules against public unions over in-home care workers

The Supreme Court ruled that in-home care workers paid by the state are not similar enough to government employees to be compelled to pay union dues.

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Kelly Osbourne inks her head

The "Fashion Police" co-host apologizes to her mom and dad on Twitter, while posting a picture of her tattooed head.

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United plane’s evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Kansas after an evacuation slide deployed in mid-air.

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Dolly Parton denies lip-syncing her way through Glastonbury

WATCH: Dolly performs "Jolene" live at Glastonbury, but some accuse the superstar of faking it.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Highway Trust Fund Is in Jeopardy

Durbin, fearing insolvency, says House proposal is unrealistic

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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‘Designing Women’ star Meshach Taylor dead at 67

Taylor, best known for his role as the affable assistant on the hit television show "Designing Women," has died at age 67.

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Manufacturing Report Card for Illinois Is Mixed

Logistics and tax climate occupy opposite ends

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Obama to nominate former P&G CEO as veterans secretary

President Barack Obama has chosen Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs.

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Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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‘Transformers’ is a box office behemoth

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" powered up with $100 million in box office sales, the year's biggest opening weekend.

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Real-life ‘Fruit Ninja’

Forget an iPad, this guy plays with real fruit and a real - and very sharp - knife.

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Ultimate fan-cam dance

This young Miami Marlins fan makes the most of his time on the fan-cam.

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Iraqi troops battle for city of Tikrit

Iraqi troops are battling to dislodge ISIS, as the militant Islamist group gains ground.

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Obama to seek $2B for child migrant crisis

President Barack Obama wants more than $2 billion to deal with the surge in unaccompanied children flooding into the U.S. along its southern border.

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Quinn Signs Millionaire Tax Referendum

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Voters will be able to weigh in on a proposed tax on millionaires this November.

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Coming Soon: Medical Pot

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Those interested in growing and selling marijuana for medicinal purposes in Illinois should be able to apply soon

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Lawsuit Against Quinn Back in Court in October

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A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn's administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before the election.

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School and Health Officials Pushing Free Immunizations

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It is an effort to ensure Springfield School District students can start the school year out on the right foot

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Standoff Near Pana Injures Police Officer; Kills Gunman

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Several law enforcement agencies responded to what was a standoff near Pana in rural Christian County.