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Lower Fat Milk Is on the Diet for WIC

Kids under two still get two percent

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Updated: Palos Plane Crash Kills Three

Report: Twin Beech headed from Midway to Kansas

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Assault on Pregnant Woman and Sheriff’s Deputy: Boyfriend Arrested

A West Peoria man is in custody, charged with assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and a sheriff's deputy.

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Cahokia: New Digs Turn Up European Interaction With Natives

Archeologists uncover new evidence of European and Native American Interaction at Cahokia.

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“Shoptober”: Plenty of Produce Available At Farmers’ Markets

Although it's fall, there is still plenty of produce at local farmers' markets.

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U of I Dedicates New Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

$95 Million facility for Electrical and Computer Engineering on U of I campus.

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Video Gambling Overtakes Casino-Style Gambling in Illinois

One state lawmaker hopes to see expansion of video gambling in Illinois in the coming fiscal year.

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Quinn Spokesperson Criticizes Rauner Over Tax Return

Brooke Anderson raises questions about Bruce Rauner's tax returns.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner Releases Tax Return

Return shows Rauner paid $17 million in taxes for 2013

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17th Congressional District Candidates Face Off

The candidates in the 17th Congressional District debate

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Logan County Zoning Board Votes Against Coal Proposal

The Logan County Zoning Board of Appeals has voted not to recommend a proposal to rezone over 320 acres of farmland for coal waste storage.

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“Day of Action” Encourages Volunteerism

More than 500 provide free labor to area non-profits

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Springfield Armed Robbery Ends in Quick Arrest

Gas station robbed at gunpoint

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Free Mammograms Available in October

Uninsured and underinsured women 40 and older eligible for free exams

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Police Investigate Apparent Fatal Accident

Witness saw a woman walking in the road; police found her dead

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Rauner, Quinn Clash in Peoria

Two debates remain, both in Chicago

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NRI Hearings Are Over … for Now

Republican co-chair: Neighborhood Recovery Initiative was a failure.

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Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

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A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.

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Toyota recalls 247K more vehicles to fix air bags

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The automaker is recalling cars, SUVs and pickup trucks because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators.

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Benghazi attack suspect Khatallah faces more charges

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A militant accused of participating 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, pleaded not guilty to 17 charges.

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Hundreds riot during annual pumpkin festival

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Dozens of people were arrested over the weekend after violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival.

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U.S. to issue new Ebola care guidelines

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The U.S. will issue strict new guidelines for health workers when dealing with Ebola patients.