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Fatal Crash in Cass County

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Astoria woman killed near Shiloh Rd

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IEA President Reflects on 40 Years in Education

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Cinda Klickna says forming relationships with your child's teacher is important.

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Despite Budget Deadlock, There Are Ways Out

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A couple of options would break the budget stalemate for FY 2016.

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11 Sent To Hospital in SUV Rollover Near Buffalo

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Vehicle may have been overloaded with eleven people.

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Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

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The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

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Montana polygamist vows to fight for marriage license

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A Montana polygamist featured on the show "Sister Wives" says he will sue if denied the right to legally wed his second wife.

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Ice cream around the world

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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5 ways to save money on your summer road trip

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While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

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The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

Weird

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For sale: Prison

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Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

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Be on the look out for flying eggs.

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

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A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: What is 0 divided by 0?

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Whatever it is, it makes Cookie Monster sad.

News

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TOP 10: Countdown the hottest songs this week

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The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending July 4.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

What's Happening

Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Help stuff the bus with school supplies for kids in District 186 on July 25th!

Animal Protective League

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Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!

Downtown BACON Throwdown & Music Fest

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Everything goes better with Bacon!

Movies and Music in the Park

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

Closings & Delays

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Get the latest closing/delay info HERE!