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Behind budget proposals, a gloomy view of the future

The White House forecasts less growth, weaker inflation, and lower interest rates than expected only a year ago.

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Whitney Houston’s daughter ‘fighting for her life’

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Houston's 21-year-old daughter with singer Bobby Brown, was rushed to an Atlanta hospital over the weekend.

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NFL great Warren Sapp arrested

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle was arrestedon suspicion of soliciting a prostitute and assault.

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in Lifestyle

Cost of having diabetes has doubled in two decades

The average diabetes patient now spends $2,790 more per year than they did in 1987.

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in National

Budget proposal seeks $14B to boost cybersecurity

The budget calls for more funding to beef up the government's ability to respond to attacks.

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in Sports

Snowstorm forces Boston to postpone Super Bowl parade

Heavy snowfall is expected to drop as much as 14 inches by midnight.

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in Viral Videos

‘Super Bowl’ of lip sync battles

Jimmy Fallon challenges Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart to the lip sync battle of all lip sync battles.

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in Entertainment, Sports

Super Bowl sets ratings record

The Patriots' heart-stopping victory delivered monster television ratings for NBC.

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 3

A look back at some of the biggest stories in Hollywood history.

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Sanitary District Wants $70m+ in Bonds for Plant Upgrades

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The Springfield Metro Sanitary District could need $70 million in bond money to pay for upgrades to the Sugar Creek Treatment Plant

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Police Seek Sangamon Co. Fugitives

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Three fugitives who've stolen from a number of Springfield stores are being sought.

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Cornel West Cancels U of I Appearance over Salaita

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A prominent civil rights activist and academic has cancelled a speech at the University of Illinois because of the school's decision to rescind a job offer to a Native American studies professor.

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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

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A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…