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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

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The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

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Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

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A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

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SPECIAL SECTION: See the latest Black Friday deals

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We're just a week away! Check out the latest leaked ads and make a game plan to tackle your holiday shopping.

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Thanksgiving wines can be as varied as the meal

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Thanksgiving dinner includes more than just turkey, so wine experts say there is no perfect food-wine pairing for the traditional feast.

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You’ll shoot your eye out: Top 10 ‘worst’ toys

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The annual "10 Worst Toys" list is out, just in time for holiday shopping sprees.

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Does your state have a ‘miserable’ Thanksgiving?

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If you live in Ohio, Iowa, or Maine, your Thanksgiving might be more 'fight' than 'festive.'

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Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

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Experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors, and home security cameras: change your password now.

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Labor intensive: Hospital lets men experience pain of childbirth

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A hospital is giving fathers-to-be a chance to feel what it's like to go into labor.

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When groundhogs attack!

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A New Hampshire man says he was attacked by a groundhog gone wild.

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Dog has its day as mayor of San Fran

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A Chihuahua named Frida won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day.

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Restaurateur fined $27K for serving ‘sushi’

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The owner of a now-closed California restaurant pleaded guilty to serving meat from an endangered whale.

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Convicted killer Charles Manson getting married behind bars

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This is proof that there's someone for everyone.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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

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New awards, big performances set for Sunday’s AMAs

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Taylor Swift will kick off the American Music Awards on Sunday by performing her chart-topping single “Blank Space” and will…

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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