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Kidd goes to Bucks after Drew fired

The Brooklyn Nets have allowed coach Jason Kidd to pursue an opportunity with Milwaukee after the Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 1.

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France eliminates Nigeria, Suarez says ‘sorry’

France reached the World Cup quarter-finals, while Uruguay striker Luis Suarez broke his silence to apologize for biting.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, June 30.

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Facebook scores record 1B interactions for World Cup

With 1 billion posts, likes and comments, the tournament is the most talked-about event in Facebook's history.

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U.S. plans to attack unbeaten Belgium

America is preparing for "war" in Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash.

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Police, Secretary of State Disable IED in Downtown Springfield

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Springfield Police say an IED found in downtown Springfield Monday night was "rendered safe."

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Beer Tickets Land State Fair Manager in Hot Water

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Bliefnick hasn't responded for comment

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On-Line Learning Could Get a Boost

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Maintaining common standards in online college coursework is the goal of a new state law

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Illinois Coal a Hot Commodity Worldwide

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Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S.

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Downtown Taylorville Building Partially Collapses

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A downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.