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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

6 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.

Cammie Kelly

6 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

6 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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6 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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6 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)

6 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.

Rock Island Arsenal

6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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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6 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.

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6 days ago in Local

White: Ex-Guvs Help End Budget Stalemate?

Secretary of State Jesse White is suggesting ex-governors, including one who served time in prison, could help mediate an end to the budget impasse.

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6 days ago in Local

Officials Look at Kincaid Flooding

Residents of a local community are still dealing with damage after floodwaters from the Sangamon River engulfed the northeast side of their town in late December.

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6 days ago in Local

Restored Lincoln-Era Piano to be Revealed Saturday in Springfield

A piano that Abraham Lincoln likely heard when he courted Mary Todd in Springfield has been restored.

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6 days ago in Local

Potentially Incomplete Data on Domestic Violence

FBI data shows Illinois has recorded 38 gun-related domestic violence homicides since 2006, but the number is likely higher because the data is incomplete.

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6 days ago in Local

Quincy Murder Trial Deliberations Continue

Jurors in the Quincy area have resumed deliberations in the murder trial of a former local prosecutor accused of killing his wife on Valentine's Day in 2006.

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6 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

Recent Headlines

11 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.

11 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

11 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.

17 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."

17 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.