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18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

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The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

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The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

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Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

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The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

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Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Road rage: How technology can combat growing gridlock

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The federal government projects gridlock will worsen around the nation as more Americans live in urban regions.

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Google making it easier to ‘undo’ that email

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An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Gmail.

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The struggles of choosing sunscreen

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Most people know it’s important to use sunscreen, but they’re sometimes confused about how to choose the right protection or how much to use.

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Social media cyberbullying more common than you think

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Nearly a quarter of adolescents experience cyberbullying through social media, according to researchers, and many don't report it.

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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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Moviegoers flee theater after scary ‘Inside Out’ screening

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An Ohio theater accidentally switched the feel-good Disney flick for a horror movie.

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‘Snickers Salad’ among this year’s new fair foods

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How does a mac and cheese cupcake sound?

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The sewers in Seattle are going to pot

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Just how much legal pot is being smoked in Washington state?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: If ‘Minecraft’ was a movie

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Sure it's got rudimentary graphics and no specific goals, but "Minecraft" is one fun game.

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Watch the Rolling Stones play ‘Beast of Burden’ with Ed Sheeran

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The rockers brought the "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker onstage during their Kansas City show.

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‘Top Gun 2′ is coming and it includes drones

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Maverick is back for a new generation of high-flying fun.

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This is one way to (not) cut a watermelon

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Don't ask this guy to make a fruit salad.

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Only the ‘best’ toilet paper for Nicki Minaj

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Her anaconda don't want none ... unless it's Charmin.

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Ouch! The worst celeb onset injuries

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These stars are dedicated to their craft.

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Thunder on the Lake Boat Races

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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!

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