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Tax Day Demonstrations Ask for Graduated Tax

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"Fair tax" would be a proposed amendment to Illinois Constitution

today in Election 2014, Local

Kirk Changes His Mind about Backing Oberweis

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He said he wouldn't help Oberweis. Now he will.

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Springfield Council Approves NAPA Contract

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It comes to dollars and cents and Springfield Mayor Mike Houston says elected officials are charged with financial stewardship of taxpayers' dollars

yesterday in Local

Could the Cubs Move?

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Could the Chicago Cubs be moving from the hallowed grounds of Wrigley Field

yesterday in Local

Lawmakers Pressed for More Preschool Funding

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Preschool advocates hope telling the story in dollars and cents gives Illinois lawmakers incentive to spend more money on the littlest Illinoisans

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yesterday in Lifestyle

US Airways investigating pornographic tweet sent to complaining customer

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The apology has been retweeted more than 13,000 times and social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about the image.

Monday in Lifestyle

Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

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Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

Thursday in Lifestyle

Toyota recalling 6.4M vehicles

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RECALL ROUNDUP: A look at this week's top recalls and product safety information.

April 9, 2014 in Lifestyle

New ‘Heartbleed’ bug poses threat to data security

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A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data vulnerable to theft by hackers.

April 8, 2014 in Lifestyle

‘SkinneePix’ sheds virtual weight for slimmer selfies

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A new app that lets users doctor their self-portraits is raising concerns about health and body-image issues.

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Turns out ‘God’ has bad credit

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An NYC man claims Equifax falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.

Monday in National, Weird

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

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The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

Friday in Weird

Would you pay $2K for a sewage plant wedding?

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A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue.

Thursday in Weird

Florida woman arrested in topless rampage at McDonald’s

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

A woman wearing only bikini bottoms was observed by security cameras vandalizing a Florida McDonald's.

Thursday in Weird

Woman arrested after telling police she bought bad pot

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

A Texas woman was arrested after complaining to police that a she was sold a bad batch of marijuana.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: How ‘Frozen’ Should Have Ended

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How Frozen Should Have Ended

This "alternative ending" would have made Frozen a COMPLETELY different movie!

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Brad Paisley to appear opposite wife on ‘Two and a Half Men’

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Country singer Brad Paisley is set to star opposite his wife in the season finale of "Two and a Half Men."

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Paul McCartney asks fans for help with new video

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The Beatles star is looking for a little help from his friends.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: Pharrell Williams and John Legend are among this week's top pop songs.

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Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels concert

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The twerk queen is in a Kansas City hospital and has canceled at least one of her shows.

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Paul Walker’s brothers to fill in for late actor in ‘Fast & Furious 7′

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U.S actor Paul Walker arrives for the UK Premiere of Fast & Furious, in London's Leicester Square, Thursday, March 19, 2009.

The brothers of the late actor will fill in for the star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7."

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza 2014

Hop your way over to the Easter Eggstravaganza on April 19th at Knight’s Action Park!

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

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Register NOW for the 2014 Inaugural Komen Springfield Race for the Cure on May 16th!