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$2.7 Million Headed to Fight Illinois Veteran Homelessness, $56k to Springfield

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$2.7 million in federal grants will go to housing hundreds of homeless veterans in Illinois.

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Police Investigate Two Shootings in Grandview

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The Sangamon County Sheriffs Department is helping Grandview Police Investigate two separate shooting incidents within hours of each other Sunday.

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Sherman Mayor: Only Give Residents What They Want

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The newly re-elected mayor of Sherman says economic development and growing the town will continue to be his top priority.

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Wells Fargo Adding 100+ Jobs in Springfield

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A resurgent mortgage industry means a major employer in Springfield is hiring again.

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LaHood So Far Front-Runner to Replace Schock

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State Senator Darin LaHood remains the favorite to replace Aaron Schock as the 18th District Congressman.

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300 strangers attend girl’s birthday party after classmates say no

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Every kid in Mackenzie Moretter's class turned down an invite to her 10th birthday party. What happened next is truly amazing.

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Google goes more mobile

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The company is tweaking its formula for helping people find things — based on how they search.

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Dog flu: Puppies sniffling across U.S.

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Not all infected dogs show symptoms. Some get a cough, runny nose and fever. Severe cases can lead to pneumonia and death.

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‘Model G’ closing the gap in hospital gown fashion

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A Detroit-based health system is rolling out a hospital gown that aims to offer more style and fix a lack of rear coverage by other gowns.

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The $70,000 minimum wage

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A Seattle company is giving its employees a big raise.

Weird

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Jordan or LeBron? Let’s duke it out

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Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a man's arrest on assault charges.

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Handcuffed, suspect steals police car but doesn’t get far

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Police say the unidentified suspect drove less than a mile before ditching the vehicle.

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Dirty deeds: $500 reward issued in diaper dumper case

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Police are on the lookout for the person who has tossed more than 24 buckets of dirty diapers into the streams of Maine.

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Buy our undies … or else

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You've got two choices: wear our underwear or go commando.

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Roseanne Barr says she’s going blind

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The "Roseanne" star, 62, says her "vision is closing in now."

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Ariana Grande and Big Sean split

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The pop star and the rapper have reportedly broken up after dating for eight months.

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WATCH: A proposal from the dog’s POV

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Who needs a selfie stick when you've got man's best friend?

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Zayn Malik breaks his silence to thank fans

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The pop star has returned to social media after a month's silence to thank fans for their support following his departure from One Direction.

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300 strangers attend girl’s birthday party after classmates say no

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Every kid in Mackenzie Moretter's class turned down an invite to her 10th birthday party. What happened next is truly amazing.

What's Happening

Movies and Music in the Park

Movie and Music

Get a fill list of music and movies that will be playing at a park near you!

Animal Protective League

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Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!

Color Dash 5K!

Color Dash

Come and enjoy the World’s Brightest 5k with us benefiting the YMCA of Springfield’s Strong Kids Scholarship Fund!

Closings & Delays

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Get the latest closing/delay info HERE!