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Truck, Freight Train Collide Near Blue Mound

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A truck driver was injured after he was hit by a freight train on Route 48 near the Macon/Christian County line.

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Florence Sentenced to 72 Years

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The man who attacked a Springfield police officer responding to a dropped 911 call has been sentenced to 72 years in prison.

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Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Indicted

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Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.

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State Rep. Questions Payroll Practices for Education Secretary

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At least one Illinois lawmaker is asking for an explanation – why is the governor’s Education Secretary being paid from the Human Services budget?

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Springfield Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3%

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The rate fell to 4.3 percent this April, compared to 5.3 percent last April.

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Google wants the world’s photos

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The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

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The online retailer wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive.

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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

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A new study finds renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies.

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PHOTOS: Last Chance Corral lets orphaned foals thrive

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The 2.75-acre horse rescue farm says it has saved thousands of foals and full-grown horses over the past three decades.

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Missing: Hundreds of SATs

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High school students in one community might have to take the biggest test of their life - again.

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Fight for your right … to get the last rib

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Police say an Indiana woman got a fork in the eye in a dispute over BBQ.

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Steven Tyler isn’t playing a farmer’s market

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The Aerosmith frontman didn't book a gig at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.

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Got the munchies? ‘Weedman’ to the rescue

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Marijuana activist Ed Forchion is opening a restaurant in Trenton, New Jersey's capital city.

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GPS leads alleged drunken drivers straight to police station

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A couple driving to a hotel in suburban Philly ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it's not where they were headed.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 10 years of YouTube in 2 minutes

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The viral video site that is now a part of everyday life launched 10 years ago and forever changed the Internet.

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Cast of ‘Big Bang Theory’ helps students study science

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Dozens of crew and cast members, including Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, have raised more than $4 million for "The Big Bang Theory" Scholarship Endowment.

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For Sale: Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

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The King of Pop's former fantasyland is on the market for a cool $100 million.

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Shania Twain goes to great lengths to keep her voice in such good shape

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The "Man! I Feel Like a Woman" hitmaker has adopted a fierce pre-show ritual.

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Google wants the world’s photos

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The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Batman turns heads in Toronto car chase

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WATCH: The "Suicide Squad" is going to include one wicked car chase scene.

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Totally 80’s Adult Prom

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Downtown BACON Throwdown & Music Fest

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