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5 days ago in National

Big wins by Trump, Clinton give rivals little breathing room

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up wins in Northeastern states on Tuesday in a major show of strength and immediately turned their fire on each other in a possible preview of a general election matchup.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

Bill Cosby takes legal hits in abuse cases on both U.S. coasts

Courts on both U.S. coasts dealt setbacks to Bill Cosby's legal team on Tuesday, as the comedian kept trying to fend off lawsuits over allegations that he has sexually abused women for decades.

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5 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 27

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

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5 days ago in Viral Videos

A lip-sync conversation

Talking in songs.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 27

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

4-26-16 Springfield City Council

5 days ago in Local

City Council Approves Agreement on 10th Street Corridor

The Springfield City Council has okayed signing an agreement with the State committing to the 10th Street Rail Corridor Expansion Project.

4-26-16 Ray Suarez

5 days ago in Local

Ray Suarez: Cable Operators “Hogtied” Al Jazeera America

Suarez spoke over the weekend in Springfield.

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5 days ago in Local

Legislation Proposed for “Hard Pills” to Combat Drug Abuse

Heroin's a big problem, and those who use it often start with prescription painkillers.

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6 days ago in Local

Bill Would Limit Mentally Ill From Owning Guns

Illinois Democrats are advancing plans preventing people with mental illnesses from legally owning firearms.

In this Wednesday, March 9, 2016 photo, city officials display an example of the lead pipes in Galesburg, Ill. An Associated Press analysis of federal data shows that nearly 1,400 water systems serving millions of Americans have exceeded the federal lead standard at least once during the last three years. In Galesburg, Ill., lead levels have exceeded the federal standard in 22 out of 30 testing periods since 1992.

6 days ago in Local

EPA: Give Galesburg Residents Bottled Water to Combat Lead

Federal regulators are recommending that the city of Galesburg, Illinois provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in their drinking water.

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6 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

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6 days ago in National

FBI director suggests iPhone flaw may remain secret

The FBI says it is still assessing whether a vulnerability used to unlock an iPhone will be disclosed to Apple or the public.

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6 days ago in Local

Local Crops Look Good

The crops are looking good around here.

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6 days ago in Local

Decatur Elementary School Has Transgender Student

A controversy is potentially brewing in Decatur, over a student who was male on Friday, but female on Monday.

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6 days ago in Local

More Sparring Involving AFSCME, Rauner

Lawyers for Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the largest state employees' union are making their case about whether negotiations on a new labor agreement have stalled.

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6 days ago in Local

Illinois Woman Gets Prison for Cancer Fraud

An Illinois woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after she admitted to lying about having cancer to defraud thousands of dollars from a fellow churchgoer.

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6 days ago in Local

Volunteer Firefighter Charged with Arson

A 20-year-old volunteer firefighter is accused of setting several fires in northern Illinois.

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6 days ago in Local

U of I Faculty Union Plans Another Work Action

A faculty union at the University of Illinois' Champaign-Urbana campus that went on a two-day strike last week plans another work action.

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6 days ago in Weird

Running a marathon by mistake

A 12-year-old western New York girl wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race.

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6 days ago in Entertainment

Jennifer Hudson to star in ‘Hairspray’ live musical

Bosses at NBC are developing the classic '80s flick into their next live TV event.

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18 mins ago in Local

Your Favorite Places to Eat, Shop, See

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Visit Springfield will give away prizes

22 hours ago in Local

Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm

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Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

22 hours ago in Local

Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

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Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

23 hours ago in Local

Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

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Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

23 hours ago in Local

U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

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A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.