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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

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A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

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Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones

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The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.

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SNAP Wants Springfield Diocese to Out Pedophile Priests

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The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.

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Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

GAS PUMP

Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.

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McDonald’s to use chicken without certain antibiotics

MCDONALDS

The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.

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Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

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Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man

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The co-founder tops the list with a whopping $79 billion in net worth.

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NY couple married 82 years celebrates joint birthday

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Duranord Veillard turned 108 on Saturday and his wife, Jeanne will be 105 in May.

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Labs are America’s top dog

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Labrador retrievers reigned as the nation's top dog for the 24th year.

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Misleading sign welcomes/prohibits visitors

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A malfunctioning city signs sends mixed messages.

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Ohio man busted after responding to sheriff’s Facebook post

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STUPID CRIMINAL FILES: After the sheriff asked Facebook to help find a wanted man, the suspect himself struck up a conversation with law enforcement.

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No selfie sticks at the Smithsonian

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if you're visiting one of America's greatest museums, leave your selfie stick at home.

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Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

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Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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For $129 you can dress like Katy Perry’s #LeftShark

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The "Roar" singer is cashing in on the dancing shark phenomenon from her Super Bowl half-time show.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Fifty Shades of Wayne’

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What if we replaced Christian Grey with the Dark Knight?

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Iconic movie soundtracks being reissued on vinyl

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"Clueless," "Jaws," "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," and "Animal House" are among the 26 film soundtracks being released on wax.

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Rod Stewart is shooting a reality TV show

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The show is reportedly set to premiere on E! network in June.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is not dating Rihanna

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The "Titanic" star has been the focus of growing gossip after he was spotted at several events with the pop singer, including her birthday.

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Watch Gordon Ramsay give Jimmy Kimmel a blind taste test

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The "Hell's Kitchen" star tests the comedian's palate with a blind taste test.

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Chrissie Hynde penning autobiography

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The Pretenders star is hoping her life story will make people dance and maybe reach for a guitar.

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