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How to Keep Jobs Stateside?

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Durbin reintroduces tax credit

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Mayor Not in Favor of Springfield Minimum Wage Hike

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The mayor says the man who proposed the minimum wage increase doesn't understand what voters want.

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Smoke Detector Creates SIU Bomb Scare

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Springfield Police responded to a bomb scare overnight near the SIU School of Medicine.

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Downstate Farm Fields Serve as Classrooms

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Big tour by Harvard students

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Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

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Elvis Presley had one. So did presidents from Kennedy to Reagan.

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

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Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

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Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

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House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

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Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

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Real life cookie monster takes cash box at Girl Scout sale

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A thief in New Hampshire apparently had a craving for cash, not cookies.

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Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

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The horse stayed on the street during his escape but didn't stop at red lights.

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Dallas woman accused in illegal butt injections surrenders

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Dallas police say a woman accused of providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

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Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as ‘Bambi’

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"Saturday Night Live" and The Rock take a look at what a live-action "Bambi" would look like.

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Zayn Malik says he wasn’t happy in One Direction

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The pop singer breaks his silence following his surprise departure from the boy band.

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WATCH: Stevie Wonder surprises Minneapolis church

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The congregation of New Salem Baptist Church had a Sunday service they won't forget.

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Trevor Noah set to replace Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

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Comedy Central has named Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, as Jon Stewart's replacement.

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‘Home’ tops weekend box office

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Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna's new animated movie raked in $54 million this weekend.

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Hugh Jackman is done with ‘Wolverine’

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Jackman has played Wolverine for the past 15 years, including two stand-alone sequels.

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