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Logan County Rejects Windfarm Plan

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Logan County Board rejected proposal for southern part of the county.

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Smoking not Cheap in Illinois in Many Ways

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It's expensive to smoke in Illinois; not just cost per pack but in other ways.

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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.

Lifestyle

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Whiskey, bourbon bringing cheer to the spirits market

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We're drinking more wine, bourbon, and whiskey than ever before.

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If your boss is a bully, science says ‘fight back’

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If you’ve ever had a boss who yelled at employees, ridiculed or intimidate them, new research suggests a little payback might be good.

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Washington state could raise smoking age to 21

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Washington state could become the only state to raise its legal age for smoking tobacco to 21 from 18.

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Facebook cracks down on fake news

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Facebook has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire.

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Gym time won’t cancel out all that sitting around we’re doing

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It’s well known that too much sitting time is bad for our health but it turns out it might be worse than we thought.

Weird

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Prisoners are not-so-pretty in pink

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The new uniforms at one jail are quite the fashion statement.

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‘Death by chocolate’ a real-life problem for New Hampshire bears

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Wildlife officials hope to curb the use of chocolate as bait by hunters seeking to entire their prey with a sweet treat.

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Fake baby from ‘American Sniper’ deserves an Oscar

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The blockbuster film starring Bradley Cooper may be controversial, but one thing not up for debate is that this baby is fake!

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Hey, your lottery ticket smells like bacon!

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Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.

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Boy, 5, gets bill for birthday party ‘no-show’

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When little Alex Nash had to miss a friend's birthday party, his parents were sent a bill for a "no-show fee."

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WATCH: A ‘bad lip reading’ of the year in football

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A look back on what NFL players (maybe) said this year.

News

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 26

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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Pharrell heading to ‘The Simpsons’

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The "Happy" hitmaker and the famous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore to the Grammys are heading to Springfield.

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Elders play Grand Theft Auto V

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They have no problem shooting people, but they refuse to run a red light!

What's Happening

KidsFest 2015

KidsFest 2015

Pack up your family and head to KidsFest on February 28th!

Closings & Delays

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Get the latest closing/delay info HERE!

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Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!