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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

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 granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.


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Three ways to curb holiday spending


Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.

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SPECIAL SECTION: Thanksgiving, Black Friday & more


Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.

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Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey


Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.

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Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores


Retailers are using apps for smartphones to help drive shoppers to their stores, and make shopping easier.

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De-stress Thanksgiving by simplifying the sides


Here's two veggie sides that can be prepped ahead of time and popped right in the oven alongside the turkey.


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‘Darth Vader’ arrested in attempted armed robbery


The "force" was with this man - the police force, that is.

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Texas police arrest man in ‘Cookie Monster’ robberies


Houston-area police have arrested a man dubbed the "Cookie Monster" robber who is suspected in holdups at more than 30 fast-food restaurants, often demanding that a cookie be handed over along with the cash.

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Condo association wants dog poop DNA


Some Florida condo owners are steaming after their homeowners association asked them to submit their dog's DNA in order to fine owners who don't pick up after their pets.

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What a $45,000 Thanksgiving Dinner looks like


Imported, free-range, organic, super special everything AND a 2-carat diamond on the dinner table? This is one heck of a Turkey Day.

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Reunited and it feels so good


A Tennessee resident has been reunited with her dog that disappeared seven years ago from her old home in Ohio.


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca settle feud


With a little help from Jimmy Kimmel and Adele, Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally set aside their past differences.


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Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery


These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Change your Amazon password now


With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years


For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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REVIEW: ‘Creed’ builds on the legacy of ‘Rocky’


"Creed" stays rooted in tradition while simultaneously taking the entire franchise in a new direction as vital as it is welcome.

What's Happening

Football Player of the Week Winners Banquet


Congratulations to our top 9 local High School Football Players of the Week for 2015!

Memorial’s Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Spark your holiday spirit at Memorial’s Festival of Trees Nov 21-29!

Animal Protective League


Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!

Fight For Air Climb

Air Climb

Get details and register NOW for the Feb 21, 2016 Air Climb!

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