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Peoria Packer Recalls Beef Jerky

State officials say Raber’s Packing Co. of Peoria is recalling 21 pounds of its beef jerky because it was not…

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White Hall Man Succumbs to Injuries from Gunshot Wounds

A WHITE HALL MAN HAS DIED AS A RESULT OF A GUNSHOT WOUND HE SUFFERED LAST SUNDAY. JOHN EARLY WAS…

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Illinois Stem Coalition Says State’s Talent Will Attract Innovative Companies

The race for jobs pits city against city – state against state. Taxes, weather, and access to transportation are one…

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Alleged Rest Stop Killer Pleads Not Guilty

A man suspected of two summer murders has pleaded not guilty. Terence Doddy has been charged with first-degree murder as…

People place flowers outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia.

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Indiana University student among Malaysia Air dead

Karlijn Keijzer, a doctoral student at Indiana University, was among the nearly 300 passengers killed when a Malaysian airliner went down in Ukraine.

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president said one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine, and the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

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Obama condemns Russia after Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine

Barack Obama demands Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine after the downing of a Malaysian airline by a surface-to-air missile.

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Decatur Man Acquitted of Attempted Murder

A jury has cleared a man of charges that he tried to kill a Decatur police detective wounded during a raid last year.

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Illinois Third Party Candidates Have No Easy Time

Chad Grimm is the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor, but he's not campaigning this summer as much as defending his spot on the November ballot.

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the band KISS arrive at The Carousel of Hope at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills.

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Gene Simmons dashes KISS reunion hopes

Gene Simmons insisting there's "not a chance" of an original KISS line-up reunion.

This photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department shows Ace, a pit bull, resting outside the home of Lindsay and James Bernard of Indianapolis after the home caught fire on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Firefighters credited the dog with saving the life of the couple's deaf son, Nick Lamb, 13, by licking the boy's face until he woke up. No one else was home at the time. Neither the boy nor the dog was injured.

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Pit bull alerts sleeping boy to fire

An Indiana family's pit bull is being praised for alerting a deaf boy to a serious fire in his home.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the news you might have missed and the headlines you won't forget.

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U.S. Rep. Davis: Diplomacy First in Middle East, Ukraine

During a stop in Springfield Friday for a small business roundtable, the congressman took a minute to answer questions about the news of the day

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course.

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Rory McIlroy in control at British Open, Garcia on fire

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday.

People arrange candles to offer prayers for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world from Malaysia to the Netherlands.

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PHOTOS: Remembering the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 attack

Mourners around the world remember the victims of the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet that was shot down over Ukraine.

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Prosecutors Respond to Blagojevich Appeal Request

Say Blagojevich's attorneys misread ruling

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, in New Orleans. Beyonce stopped short of apologizing for using a sample of audio from the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion in a statement released on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, to ABC. The pop superstar explained the use of the short snippet at the beginning of her song "XO" from her new self-titled album after it brought criticism from the wife of the commander at the helm of the Challenger when it exploded in 1986 and others.

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Beyoncé heading to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A Beyoncé exhibition will be featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nearly 20 years before the singer is eligible for admission.

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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Jimi Hendrix’s early session recordings to get long-awaited release

Jimi Hendrix's early recordings as a member of Curtis Knight and the Squires is set for a proper release after years of legal roadblocks.

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Lil Wayne sparks dating rumors with Christina Milian

Lil Wayne was spotted sitting next to Christina Milian at the 2014 ESPY Awards.

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Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

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Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.

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State Appellate Court Rules for FutureGen

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A state appellate court handed the FutureGen Alliance a big victory Tuesday.

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Quinn to Public: Slow Down on the Roads

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A crash that killed four people on I-55 has the governor talking about highway safety

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Arizona Man Charged in Half-Brother’s Death

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An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother from Petersburg.

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Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

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AT&T plans to close the Springfield call center and cut 188 jobs starting August 3.