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Ill. Route 97 Closed at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Due to Accident

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Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash

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A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.

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Winslow Remains as Police Chief

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Kenny Winslow was the top choice out of nine candidates.

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Rauner Visits IEMA, IDOT in Springfield — Tries to Reassure Employees

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner enters the House to applause to delivers his first budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Springfield Ill. Illinois Rep. Greg Harris is seen on the far right.

The governor is spending the last day of the fiscal year visiting state agencies in Springfield and Chicago, trying to reassure employees they’ll get paid.

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Flood Threat in Illinois

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US Army Corps briefs state panel

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At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

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The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

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Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Road rage: How technology can combat growing gridlock

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The federal government projects gridlock will worsen around the nation as more Americans live in urban regions.

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Google making it easier to ‘undo’ that email

eople are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.

An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Gmail.

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The struggles of choosing sunscreen

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Most people know it’s important to use sunscreen, but they’re sometimes confused about how to choose the right protection or how much to use.

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The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

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Be on the look out for flying eggs.

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

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A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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Moviegoers flee theater after scary ‘Inside Out’ screening

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An Ohio theater accidentally switched the feel-good Disney flick for a horror movie.

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‘Snickers Salad’ among this year’s new fair foods

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How does a mac and cheese cupcake sound?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny hamster’s tiny BBQ

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, the tiny hamsters are back for backyard tradition.

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Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck getting divorced

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Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

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Journey drummer Castronovo charged with rape

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The rocker also faces charges including assault and menacing and is being held without bail in an Oregon jail.

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Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

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The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

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Chris Brown: ‘Everything’ is about his daughter now

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The singer won big at the BET Awards Sunday night, and gushed about how becoming a father has changed his life.

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