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State Lawmaker: IDOT Not the Only Agency Whose Hiring Process May be Suspect

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Federal monitor to check agency on hiring practices

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Rauner Denies Involvement in Springfield Reporter’s Resignation

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.

Bruce Rauner says his fingerprints are not on the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Raymond Cub Scouts Still Improving

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Police say the condition of three Cub Scouts is improving after they were injured in a chemical explosion.

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Springfield Unemployment Numbers Show Decline

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Unemployment dropped in all of Illinois' metro areas in September

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.

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Online harassment commonplace among adults

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It's something anyone who has ever been online knows: the Internet can be a rough place.

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Google’s new email aims to organize your ‘Inbox’

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The email service "Inbox" will better organize emails and display information in a more user-friendly way.

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast

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The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.

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CVS develops tobacco-free prescription network

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CVS has pulled tobacco from its stores and will make customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

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Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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Bret Michaels doesn’t need your bank account info

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The Poison singer is warning fans about a bizarre new scam.

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Belgian chocolate maker ISIS changing its name

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The chocolate maker is changing its name because consumers associate with the terrorist organization.

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Store clerk gives would-be robber a stinging surprise

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A western Pennsylvania woman tells a would-be criminal to bug off!

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

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It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

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A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Refrigerator dispenses candy

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Who needs ice when you can have candy?

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

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A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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‘Jersey Shore’ star heading to trial on tax evasion

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Reality TV star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to federal tax fraud charges.

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One Direction’s new video stars a chimp and Danny DeVito

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The pop stars will release the music video tomorrow for their latest single "Steal My Girl" and it looks ... interesting.

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WATCH: Justin Bieber’s boxing lessons

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The pop star is reportedly taking boxing lessons from Floyd Mayweather ... and Conan O'Brien has the footage.

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The most epic safety video ever made

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New Zealand knows why you want to visit, and they're playing along.

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