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Smoke Free Campus Law Is in Effect

Exceptions: inside a car

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Alex Trebek raps the ‘Fresh Prince’ theme song on ‘Jeopardy!’

The "Jeopardy!" host has skills ... "smell ya later!"

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Shutdown Today?

State leaders: We will do the best we can

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New Fiscal Year; No New Budget

Speaker challenges governor to compromise

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in Sports

Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland dances into history

The prima ballerina is the first black woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Kids explain gay marriage

Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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Blatter won’t attend Women’s World Cup final

Senior executives of Zurich-based FIFA were charged with corruption by prosecutors in the United States over bids for major soccer tournaments.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.

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in Weird

For sale: Prison

Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 1.

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WATCH: USA v. Germany World Cup highlights

Team U.S.A. triumphed in a battle of giants that went down to the wire.

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Americans reach World Cup final, earn another chance of glory

The veteran U.S. women's soccer team reached the final for the second time in a row.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1

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

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Today in entertainment history: July 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

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Springfield City Council Hears About NE Street Flooding Problems

It's not going to be easy, and it's not going to be cheap.

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Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

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The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

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Helpful Hints to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

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Food and water safety, and sun protection among the concerns listed.

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Illinois State Police Add July 4th Patrols, Road Side Checks

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Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to buckle up over the holiday weekend.

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

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A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

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The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.