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Durbin’s War Chest Swelling

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Senator Dick Durbin’s latest campaign report says he’s got more than $6 million in the bank for his re-election bid…

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Lt. Gov. Pushing for Wider Acceptance of LINK Card

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Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is not done trying to get technology to accept Link cards into all of the state's farmers' markets

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Sherman Plans Road Improvements

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The Village of Sherman has finished studying what roads in town need work, and it's compiled a list available for public inspection.

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Renewed Push for Chicago Casinos

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Proponents say the entire state would benefit

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State Police Investigating Metro East Trooper

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The Illinois State Police is investigating one of their own

Lifestyle

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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.

April 9, 2014 in Lifestyle

New ‘Heartbleed’ bug poses threat to data security

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A newly discovered bug in widely used Web encryption technology has made data vulnerable to theft by hackers.

Weird

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

Twitter

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

Friday 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.

April 10, 2014 in Weird

Woman arrested after telling police she bought bad pot

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

A Texas woman was arrested after complaining to police that a she was sold a bad batch of marijuana.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: How ‘Frozen’ Should Have Ended

How Frozen Should Have Ended

This "alternative ending" would have made Frozen a COMPLETELY different movie!

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Today in entertainment history: April 17

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A look back at Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

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Kicked in the head by a train

Kicked By Train

This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

yesterday in Entertainment

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy engaged

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Jenny McCarthy has the "right stuff" in the New Kids On The Block star's eyes.

yesterday in Viral Videos

Slow motion parkour dog

Parkour Dog

If you thought parkour videos were cool, wait until you see the dog version!

What's Happening

Under the Sun Tour

Under the Sun

Text to win tickets to the Under the Sun Tour concert on June 29th at the Prairie Capital Convention Center!

Easter Eggstravaganza

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

Susan G Komen

Register NOW for the 2014 Inaugural Komen Springfield Race for the Cure on May 16th!