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Salaita Sues U of I Over Rescinded Job Offer

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A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages has sued.

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Springfield Man Shot Near King and Stuart

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Another Springfield man has been shot, but is expected to be okay.

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Bill Would Prohibit Legislative Leaders From Holding Outside Employment

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If it looks like a conflict, that's bad enough for State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood).

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War on Poverty: Illinois Scores “Mediocre”

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Proportion of income devoted to rent is a problem

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Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

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Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.

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Snapchat adds news, entertainment to its messaging service

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Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and others to compete with Facebook and Twitter.

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Opera hopes to strike a chord with young listeners

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National outreach programs hope to turn kids on to an old art form and injecting an aging, shrinking fan base with new life.

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Drunk driving less likely in cities with Uber ride services

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving works with Uber to establish ride service rights in cities around the world.

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We’re betting big on Valentine’s Day

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Americans are feeling sweet about romance this year, with consumers opening up their wallets in the name of love.

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‘Zombie’ or miracle, cat claws his way back from the dead

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A cat in Florida surfaced five days after he was hit by a car and buried for dead.

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Police: Man goes out on a limb to hide drugs

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Police say a man hid a stash of cocaine inside his prosthetic leg.

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Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

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"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."

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Holy mackerel! Don’t eat the free fish

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This fish tale might be a wee bit hard to stomach.

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San Fran Zoo offering creepy, crawly Valentines

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Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

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A theater teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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Dominos delivery guy crashes Legion of Boom photo shoot

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For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.

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Babies going through tunnels

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You have to see these kids react to the magic of underground transportation.

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Tom Petty has ‘no hard feelings’ toward Sam Smith

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The rocker graciously chalks up the similarities between "I Won't Back Down" and "Stay With Me" to a "musical accident."

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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KidsFest 2015

KidsFest 2015

Pack up your family and head to KidsFest on February 28th!

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