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Van, taxi latest NYC lodging option for bold, cheap visitors

There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom. But the latest trend in cheap travel does include a "room" with a view.

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Giant tortoise makes a great escape

Neighbors called local police after spotting a giant 80-pound tortoise slowly crawling in the streets of Florida.

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Georgia man nearly makes the biggest mistake of his life

A north Georgia man has recovered $10,000 worth of lottery tickets he had thrown away in the trash.

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Lawsuit aims to put ‘Happy Birthday’ in the public domain

Every time you wish someone a happy birthday in the form of song, you're supposed to pay up.

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Sheriff’s office asks drug dealers to rat out their rivals

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the post is funny, but the sheriff's department is not joking around.

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The $2,500 chicken leg

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Durbin: Override Heroin Veto

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Calls Rauner's veto "thoughtless"

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More Voters Than Citizens

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Illinois #3 in nation; Sangamon County is one of the offenders

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Survey: Teachers Still Spend Plenty of Money Out of Pocket

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A new study by Horace Mann insurance suggests teachers spend a lot of their own money on supplies for their classrooms.

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UIS-Led Survey Examines Issues for Transgendered People

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A national survey conducted by the University of Illinois-Springfield shows positive attitudes towards the rights of transgendered people.

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Lawmaker: Cut Tax Breaks, Close DCEO

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State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.