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Top GOP Candidates Differ on Immigration Reform

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The top two Republicans on this year’s ballot don’t agree when it comes to immigration reform. The state’s Republican nominee…

yesterday in Local

Madigan Re-Elected to Run State Dems; Decision Not Unanimous

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House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of the Illinois Democratic party.

yesterday in Local

Downtown Accident Damages Several Vehicles

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Several parked cars, hydrant hit

yesterday in Local

Illinois State Fair 2014: “Making Memories”

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It'll be here before you know it – the Illinois State Fair.

yesterday in Local

On-Line Vehicle Registration Continues to Prove Popular, Saves Money

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A growing number of Illinois vehicle owners are taking paper out of the procedure for renewing their registrations

Lifestyle

yesterday in Lifestyle

Airlines rank lowest in traveler satisfaction

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Air carriers lag hotels and online travel agencies in customer satisfaction.

Monday in Lifestyle, National

Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

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Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

Friday in Lifestyle

Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

April 16, 2014 in Lifestyle

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.

April 15, 2014 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.

Weird

Monday in Weird

Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

Monday in Music, Weird

White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

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The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

Thursday in National, Weird

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

April 15, 2014 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.

April 14, 2014 in National, Weird

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

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

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Priest’s surprise

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A priest gives a bride and groom the wedding vows of a lifetime.

News

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Today in entertainment history: April 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

yesterday in Viral Videos

Action Movie Kid flies to school

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Who needs a school bus when your dad is an animator?

yesterday in Entertainment

Alicia Silverstone courts controversy in new book for moms

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The clueless star criticizes everything from vaccination to potty-training. Her methods may surprise you.

yesterday in Entertainment

It’s going to cost more to watch ‘Orange is the New Black’

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Get ready because Netflix is raising its prices so "House of Cards" is going to cost more too.

yesterday in Entertainment

Bill Cosby to be honored at American Comedy Awards

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Veteran funnyman Bill Cosby is set to receive the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence.

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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

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