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.
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.
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.
Henry County deputies round him up
Clay County Courthouse, mid-century retail plaza among honorees
The online retail giant plans to celebrate two decades of deals and two-day shipping with "more deals than Black Friday."
Oreos are getting a new look.
Some of today's biggest celebrities aren't rock stars or sports heroes - they're gamers.
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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.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.
A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.
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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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.
The "Poker Face" hitmaker tripped over the train of her long gown but managed to keep on going.
And there's video to prove it!
The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker has landed a role in a top-secret TV pilot.
The "Piano Man" is a married man.
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