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Quinn: Tighter Controls On Medicaid Payouts

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Illinois has been paying for Medicaid services for dead people

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Democrats: State Central Committee Organizational Meeting

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Illinois Democratic Party Holds Organizational Meeting Tuesday

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Republican GOP Elects New Members

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Six of seven GOP Committee members replaced

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Friday in Lifestyle

Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

Wednesday in Lifestyle

Americans urged to plan for the end

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National Health Care Decisions Day encourages people to think about their own end-of-life preferences.

Tuesday 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.

April 10, 2014 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.

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Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

Tuesday in Weird

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.

April 11, 2014 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.

April 10, 2014 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.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

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The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

yesterday in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

Friday in Viral Videos

When a brother loses a bet

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A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

Friday in Entertainment

REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

Video Games Sonic

Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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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!