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Springfield Woman Pleads Guilty to $400k Embezzlement

A Springfield woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from her former employer, Don Moss and Associates, a consulting and lobbying firm.

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Benedictine Enrollment Falls

Enrollment at Benedictine University in Springfield has dropped 32 percent this spring compared to last year.

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner , center, and his wife Diana attend an interfaith prayer service at First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Ill., on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Rauner will be inaugurated as the 42nd governor of Illinois later in the morning.

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Diana Rauner to Focus on Children’s Initiatives, Executive Mansion

Bruce Rauner completed a furious first week as governor of Illinois. But his high-profile wife is not far behind.

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Led Zeppelin celebrates 40 years since ‘Physical Graffiti’

The band will reissue its sixth studio album next month, complete with unreleased versions of hit songs.

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NBC woos online viewers with 11-hour Super Bowl stream

NBC will stream live, free content on Super Bowl Sunday, including the game and halftime show.

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The Biebs is going to be ‘roasted’

The "Baby" hitmaker will celebrate his 21st birthday by becoming the butt of all jokes.

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’24’ may continue without Kiefer Sutherland

The actor has cast doubt on whether he'll reprise the role of Jack Bauer.

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Boy, 5, gets bill for birthday party ‘no-show’

When little Alex Nash had to miss a friend's birthday party, his parents were sent a bill for a "no-show fee."

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Apocalypse Now?

Big deficits continue, says IGPA

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Income Tax Season Starts Today

Don't get scammed

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New privacy concerns over government’s health care website

When you apply for coverage, dozens of data companies may be able to tell that you are on the site.

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Police to woman: Pull over, I want to propose!

A Texas police officer had his girlfriend stopped so he could propose in an elaborate ruse.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of today's biggest sports stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20.

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Forget texting while driving – now there’s eating while driving

A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.

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Vanessa Hudgens, Julianne Hough tapped for live TV version of ‘Grease’

"Grease: Live" is due to air on the Fox network in 2016.

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‘The X-Files’ could be coming back to TV

Studio bosses are in talks to reboot the cult TV drama with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson set to return.

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Tiger loses a tooth celebrating Vonn victory

Tiger Woods lost a front tooth after being hit in the face by a video camera.

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Islamic State threatens 2 Japanese captives in video

The militant group released a video purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million.

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Patriots, Seahawks have tools to deliver Super Bowl classic

This year's NFL championship game has the makings of an instant classic.

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In Internet age, J.C. Penney bringing back ‘Big Book’ catalog

The new, 120-page book will be sent to select customers in March, the first time it has sent out a catalog since 2010.

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Logan County Rejects Windfarm Plan

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Logan County Board rejected proposal for southern part of the county.

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Smoking not Cheap in Illinois in Many Ways

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It's expensive to smoke in Illinois; not just cost per pack but in other ways.

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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.