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Christie Pledges More Money to Rauner Campaign

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Christie says the Republican Governors Association will pledge more money to Rauner's campaign.

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Winnebago County Faces Budget Shortfall, Considers Hiring Freeze

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A northern Illinois county may put a freeze on all hiring to address a $2.5 million budget shortfall. Winnebago County…

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Those with Epilepsy Added to List of Patients Who Can Use Medical Marijuana in Illinois

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Children with epilepsy also approved for medical marijuana in a non-smokable form.

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Kirk: Hines VA Hospital Problems Getting Worse

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Senator recommends criminal investigation

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Spaulding Launch Closed This Weekend

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Crews ensuring fuel cleaned up

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Thousands of cribs, high chairs, baby monitors recalled

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Tens of thousands of children's products were among the top recalls announced this week.

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Want fries with that? 170-foot ketchup bottle for sale

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Fans fear the 65-year-old landmark, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, might be in peril if a buyer isn't found.

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If you need a passport, prepare to wait

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The State Department says its global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, causing major delays for travelers.

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Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

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The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

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Study: Most Americans pay attention to fashion

Models present creations during the J Summer Fashion Show at One World Trade Center in New York on June 25, 2014.

Most Americans think people are too focused on fashion, yet a majority says how they dress is an important part of who they are, according to a new survey.

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Man run over by own truck during road rage incident

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A Florida man got a dose of karma when he was run over by his own truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.

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Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

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An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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Man fleeing cops runs right into police academy

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Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy.

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Want to buy a bridge? Pennsylvania has 11 for sale

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You could be the proud owner of a historic bridge for as little as $1.

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Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus get ‘blown up’ in disco demolition

In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday, June 1, 2014, to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt.

The music of the Biebs was blown up as part of a minor league baseball promotion.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘I’m on vacation’

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Everything's OK, when you're on vacation!

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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REVIEW: Scarlett Johansson gets brainy in ‘Lucy’

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A ridiculous premise doesn't have to sink a film, and Luc Besson's "Lucy" actually gets off to a solid start.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: The week's hit pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Overjoyed dog almost passes out from excitement

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This schnauzer can't even handle how excited it is when a family member returns home.

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Bon Jovi honored for charity work

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The rocker will be recognized for his philanthropy.

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