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Illinois Agriculture Ready for Trade with Cuba

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The Illinois Cuba Working Group is optimistic about the prospects for Illinois commodities getting into Cuba, as relations continue to thaw between that country and the U.S.

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ACLU Files Suit Over State Budget

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The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit asking for state funding of child-protective services to continue despite the lack of a state budget.

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U of I Looking at Budget Long-Term

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The provost of the University of Illinois' flagship campus in Urbana-Champaign says a task force has been formed to plot a long-term financial course in light of continued state budget cuts.

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Freedom Short-lived for Iowa Escapee

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Henry County deputies round him up

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Pekin and Louisville Sites Are Historic

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Clay County Courthouse, mid-century retail plaza among honorees

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RETAIL THERAPY: Amazon plans massive ‘Prime Day’ to celebrate 20th birthday

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The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."

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‘Minecraft’ celebrities draw record crowd to gaming

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Some of today's biggest celebrities aren't rock stars or sports heroes - they're gamers.

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Montana polygamist vows to fight for marriage license

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A Montana polygamist featured on the show "Sister Wives" says he will sue if denied the right to legally wed his second wife.

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Ice cream around the world

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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Man posing as security guard steals $75K from Walmart

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The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

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A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma

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An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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For sale: Prison

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Looking for a place that can house hundreds? You're in luck.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Creative dentistry

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Hey kids, don't try this at home ... or maybe do, and become Internet famous.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

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Lady Gaga falls over during Monaco show

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The "Poker Face" hitmaker tripped over the train of her long gown but managed to keep on going.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!

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Ed Sheeran lands role in ‘gruesome’ new show

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The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has landed a role in a top-secret TV pilot.

What's Happening

Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Help stuff the bus with school supplies for kids in District 186 on July 25th!

Animal Protective League

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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!

Closings & Delays

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Get the latest closing/delay info HERE!