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4 days ago in Local

New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

A commemorative coin featuring a scene from the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois has entered into circulation.

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4 days ago in Local

U of I Reports Record Number of Freshmen Applications

University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three campuses.

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4 days ago in Local

USO Says “Thank You” to National Guard

The USO’s Illinois chapter wrapped up a week celebrating their 75th anniversary by thanking the people they serve – the troops.

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5 days ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

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5 days ago in Local

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.

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5 days ago in Local

Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

Judge Bob Hardwick declared a mistrial Friday evening in the trial of Curtis Lovelace.

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5 days ago in Local

Amtrak, Illinois Reach Deal to Maintain Instate Service

The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the state. The department paid $42 million the previous fiscal year.

Illinois State Museum

5 days ago in Local

State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

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5 days ago in Local

Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.

Delavan High School Students

5 days ago in Local

Students to Rauner: Don’t Close Our National Guard Armory

Students from the Peoria area showed up at the Capitol in an effort to save their local National Guard Armory from closing.

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5 days ago in Local

Rauner Touts Government Consolidation

The proposals include legislation allowing voters to decide whether to dissolve units of local government.

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5 days ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.

Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

5 days ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

A look at some of the biggest moments and best plays in sports this week.

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5 days ago in Local

Artifacts to be Removed from Rock Island Arsenal Collection

About 3,200 artifacts will be removed from the Rock Island Arsenal Museum's collection amid an upcoming reduction in staff.

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5 days ago in Local, Sports

Ousted U of I AD Gets Payout

Former University of Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas is off the school's payroll and has been since not long after he was fired.

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5 days ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Puppies predict Super Bowl 50

Right or wrong, one thing is for sure: these puppies are adorable!

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5 days ago in Sports

Broncos, Panthers set to deliver Super finish to season

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are primed to provide a grand finish worthy of a landmark Super Bowl 50 on Sunday and cap a season of celebration by the National Football League.

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5 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

McDonald’s serving up ‘smarter’ Happy Meals

Ronald McDonald plans to serve up a side of literacy as the fast food giant swaps toys for millions of books.

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5 days ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

3 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

3 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

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President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

8 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

9 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.