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Lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseball

MLB players would be banned from using chewing tobacco under the first bill in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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WATCH: Byron Jones shatters NFL combine record

The UConn cornerback delivered a performance for the ages, recording an astonishing 12-foot, 3-inch broad jump that set not only a combine record, but what appears to be a world record as well.

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Spring training warms up players, winter-weary fans

MLB training camps heat up this week, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.

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FIFA wants to shorten the 2022 World Cup

A task force has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament staged over cooler months.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 24

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

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Chief Justice could again swing Obamacare case in government’s favor

Three years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote in a ruling that saved President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform.

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VA Secretary apologizes for misstating military service

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said he had served in the special forces when he had not.

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Justice Dept. asks for stay to allow immigration action

The Justice Department argued that halting action on immigration from taking effect threatens national security.

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‘American Horror Story’ star dies after car crash

The 34-year-old actor's head was clipped by a car's wing mirror while he was crossing a street on Feb. 19.

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The Warren/Kenny G ‘Regulate’ mashup is everything

'90s rap meets jazz in this incredible duet.

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in Lifestyle

How to properly quit a job

According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, more American workers are on the move than ever before.

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Anti-Violence Group Meets

Preventing the next school shooting is the goal

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Great Western Railroad Depot, Heimberger House Added to National Register

A railroad depot where Abraham Lincoln spoke before leaving for his first inauguration is among 23 Illinois sites added last year to the National Register of Historic Places.

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A New Proposal to Combat Measles in Illinois

Of course it's nobody else's business whether my child is vaccinated.

Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

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The world’s diet is getting worse

We're eating more processed foods high in sugar, fat, and starch than ever before.

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Obama warns security funding lapse would hurt economy

A partial shutdown would mean more than 100,000 border patrol, port inspection, and airport security agents would be left without paychecks.

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Committee To Replace Former State Rep. Brauer Selected

It's on a tight timetable, but the committee tasked with replacing State Representative Rich Brauer has been selected.

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Dems, GOP Lining Up to Challenge Kirk in 2016

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk thinks any Republican considering challenging him in next year’s primary would be making a mistake.

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U of I Professor Says Review of Criminal Code is a Good Idea

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Johnson says State's criminal code is confusing.

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March Comes Roaring Into Central Illinois Like A Lion

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The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning drivers about potentially hazardous travel conditions as a winter storm moves through the…

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality

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UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year

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The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.