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Ben U Student Airs Concerns Following Private Forum

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The questions surrounding Benedictine University's decision to cancel undergraduate programs at its Springfield campus continue.

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Springfield Clinic’s “GIVE75″ Campaign Continues

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Springfield Clinic is celebrating its 75th birthday but the company is giving the presents instead of receiving

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Bar Assoc. Offers Help Voting for Judges

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How do you know how to vote for judges? The Illinois State Bar Association has some help.

in Election 2014, Local

Rauners Say Bruce and Quinn Agree on Social Issues

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.

Speaking to a coalition of women supporting her husband’s campaign, Diana Rauner said Gov. Pat Quinn has tried to take the focus off jobs and the economy.

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Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

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Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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App turns your smartphone into a breathalyzer

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Alcohoot turns your smartphone into a portable, personal breathalyzer.

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Dallas man’s ‘Ebola’ house draws criticism in virus-hit city

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The house has been transformed with blue plastic barrels, bio-hazard stickers, yellow caution tape and the word "QUARANTINE."

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Verizon promises no Internet ‘fast lanes’

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Verizon says it's not planning to strike any "fast lane" deals to help some websites load faster than others.

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Burglary suspect busted after forgetting to flush

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Investigators tied a suspect to a burglary using DNA left on a toilet.

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Dog ‘arrests’ owner

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A man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charges.

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A zebra walks into a bank …

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A man named Bart Augustus allegedly robbed a bank and his name isn't the only thing that's unique.

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Man busted for illegal ‘potato chips’

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Police say they found a kilo of cocaine hidden inside a man's snack bag.

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‘Terrorist’ Wi-Fi delays flight

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A Wi-Fi hotspot at LAX named after a terrorist group kept travelers on board for hours as police investigated.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Scaring’ with the ‘Stars’

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Halloween is alive and well on the set of the hit ABC show "Dancing With the Stars."

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Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

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There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why not those with a hairy upper lip?

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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‘Blurred Lines’ dispute heading to trial

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are heading to trial over allegations they illegally sampled music from Marvin Gaye.

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Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen

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Actor Paul Reubens is set to reprise his role as suited man-boy Pee-wee Herman in a new movie.

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