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I-55 Closure Tuesday

Plan ahead for some pre-holiday work

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Highway Deaths Down

But they’re making a comeback

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Two Thirds of Illinois Fourth Graders Fall Short

Advance Illinois promotes its report

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Durbin Expects to Work with Rauner

Blagojevich an exception, Durbin says

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Attorney General Says Pension Case Could Go Either Way

Madigan seeks speedy review by Illinois Supreme Court

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Making the Case for Illinois’ Military Presence

Lt gov, state chamber release report

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A Major Award for Rochester’s Bertrand

Credited with making school district a "shining example of success"

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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

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State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

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Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

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New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain

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New Life For An Old River

Thousands drive over the Sangamon River every day but, very few give it any thought

National Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.

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U.S. plans to rate colleges on affordability, performance

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The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

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Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."