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Blood Center Opens New Lab, Administrative Center

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CICBC unveils its new headquarters

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Durbin Pushing for Safer Rail Tankers

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The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking to enact stricter safety regulations on trains carrying crude oil and ethanol

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Gubernatorial Debates Set; No Springfield Plans

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Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will appear together at three traditional debates before November -- but not in the state capital.

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More Shootings on Springfield’s East Side

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Another night, another couple of shootings

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

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A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Brita recalling children’s water bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

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Nearly 40K carseats recalled

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Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.

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Kid-friendly Instagram rival plans aggressive push

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Kuddle, a Norwegian picture-sharing app designed for children, plans an aggressive push into the U.S. market.

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Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems

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A 10-year analysis finds U.S. children's mental and developmental problems are on the rise.

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1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

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Hunters snared the largest alligator ever caught in a legal hunt in the state of Alabama.

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Man celebrates 101st birthday by going to work

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Even at 101-years-old, this guy still puts in his time at the job he's held for 73 years.

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Sweet job: England seeks ‘choc doc’ to study candy

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Cambridge University is looking for a doctor of chocolate.

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Don’t ride the giraffes

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A California woman took her trip to the zoo a little too far.

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Hospital accidentally declares 200 patients dead

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An Australian hospital apologized after mistakenly sending out death notices for 200 of its - very much alive - patients.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: The worst mall commercial ever

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We apologize in advance for getting "Boots and pants, and boots and pants!" stuck in your head.

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Robin Williams musical tribute: ‘Seize the Day’

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Robin Williams' best films are remixed and set to music in this awesome Melodysheep tribute.

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Foo Fighters spoof ‘Carrie’ for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters put the most creative spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yet! We'll never see "Carrie" the same way again.

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Justin Bieber sued again

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The troubled pop star faces yet another lawsuit from an angry photographer.

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‘Game of Thrones’ star is ‘strongest man’

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The man who plays Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane is Europe's "Strongest Man."

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‘Breaking Bad’ stars re-team for hilarious Emmy promo

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WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

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