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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

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State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

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Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

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Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

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HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

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New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

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New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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SPECIAL SECTION: See the latest Black Friday deals

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We're just a week away! Check out the latest leaked ads and make a game plan to tackle your holiday shopping.

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Thanksgiving wines can be as varied as the meal

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Thanksgiving dinner includes more than just turkey, so wine experts say there is no perfect food-wine pairing for the traditional feast.

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You’ll shoot your eye out: Top 10 ‘worst’ toys

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The annual "10 Worst Toys" list is out, just in time for holiday shopping sprees.

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Does your state have a ‘miserable’ Thanksgiving?

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If you live in Ohio, Iowa, or Maine, your Thanksgiving might be more 'fight' than 'festive.'

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Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

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Experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors, and home security cameras: change your password now.

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Labor intensive: Hospital lets men experience pain of childbirth

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A hospital is giving fathers-to-be a chance to feel what it's like to go into labor.

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When groundhogs attack!

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A New Hampshire man says he was attacked by a groundhog gone wild.

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Dog has its day as mayor of San Fran

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A Chihuahua named Frida won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day.

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Restaurateur fined $27K for serving ‘sushi’

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The owner of a now-closed California restaurant pleaded guilty to serving meat from an endangered whale.

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Convicted killer Charles Manson getting married behind bars

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This is proof that there's someone for everyone.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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Amazon plans new streaming service

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The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

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Watch this giant panda have a ball playing in snow

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This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.

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Text to Tickets to Memorial’s Festival of Trees!