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Oberweis Welcomes Senator Kirk’s Support in Attempt to Unseat Senator Durbin

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate now has the support of Sen. Mark Kirk

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Three Springfield Businesses Cited for Serving Minors

Three Springfield businesses that sell alcohol have been cited for selling alcohol to minors.

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Rutherford’s Request to Drop Lawsuit Delayed

Treasurer has to wait longer to get decision on dismissing harrassment charge

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REVIEW: Cast keeps ‘Heaven Is for Real’ grounded

Based on the true story described in the best-selling book, the film introduces us to a four year old boy who says he went to heaven.

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Obama Presidential Library Funding Plan Passes Committee

A hearing on spending $100 million to build President Obama’s presidential library focused not on whether it’s worth the investment,…

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Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

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Nirvana stars relieved by Hall of Fame finale failure

Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were just fine with the way the Rock Hall inductions ended.

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Obama budget plan would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits

The Congressional Budget Office says the 2015 budget could boost tax revenues while slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion.

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Gambling Opponents Trying to Make Their Voices Heard

Those opposed to additional casinos in the state speak out

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Med Pot Rules to be Revised

Language to be clarified for FOID card holders who also can use medical marijuana

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

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Obama Presidential Museum Subject of Hearing

Illinois lawmakers to discuss using state money to establish Obama museum

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Bogus Twitter Account Leads to Police Raid

Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria’s mayor…

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Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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Treasurer: State I-Cash Program a Success

Millions returned to owners

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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard goes on trial in DC

The singer's bodyguard is on trial on assault charges, a case that will be a preview for the musician's own trial.

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Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

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REVIEW: Cast keeps ‘Heaven Is for Real’ grounded

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real."

Based on the true story described in the best-selling book, the film introduces us to a four year old boy who says he went to heaven.

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Listen to Soundgarden’s ‘Black Hole Sun’ demo

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Ahead of the 20th anniversary reissue of "Superunknown," Soundgarden releases the demo version of "Black Hole Sun."

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Nirvana stars relieved by Hall of Fame finale failure

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Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were just fine with the way the Rock Hall inductions ended.

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Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

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This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

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Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.