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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

Springfield has an interim fire chief.

Colbie Caillat performing as part of the Star 94 Jingle Jam 2013 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Colbie Caillat engaged

Colbie Caillat celebrated her 30th birthday with an engaged to her musician boyfriend.

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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INSTANT REPLAY: The week’s best sports photos

A look back at some of the week's biggest plays in sports and the moments you may have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the big stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

Find out what you should watch this weekend and get a sneak peak at what's being added next month.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.

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Bill Separating ALPLM from IHPA Passes House

The measure now moves to the Senate.

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Hastert’s Former School District Doesn’t Know of Misconduct

District officials say they'll cooperate in any investigation if asked by the U.S. Attorney's office.

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Legislative Leaders: Turnaround Not Off the Table, But Agreement Unlikely by Sunday

It looks like the governor's Turnaround Agenda is not off the table, but it also doesn't look like there will be solid agreement on that by the Sunday adjournment deadline.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter speaks during a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, Blatter said Friday.

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter's FIFA re-election came despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery scandal.

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REVIEW: The Earth quakes, cleavage shakes in ‘San Andreas’

"San Andreas" is so over the top, Michael Bay might find it excessive.

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Paralyzed student walks across stage at college graduation

Injured playing football in 2010, Christopher Norton walked across the stage with help from his new fiancée.

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Sure it’s Swiss, but where are the holes?

The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved.

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Stars salute Pete Townshend

The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.

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Investigators Say 10th Street Fire is Suspicious

A Springfield house being remodeled on North 10th street has been destroyed by a fire investigators say is suspicious.

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Judge Gives 2 Life Sentences for Decatur Killings

A judge has sentenced a Decatur man to two life terms in prison for killing his second cousin and the cousin's wife in an execution-style shooting.

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Colbie Caillat engaged

Colbie Caillat performing as part of the Star 94 Jingle Jam 2013 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Atlanta.

Colbie Caillat celebrated her 30th birthday with an engaged to her musician boyfriend.

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This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Find out what you should watch this weekend and get a sneak peak at what's being added next month.

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REVIEW: The Earth quakes, cleavage shakes in ‘San Andreas’

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"San Andreas" is so over the top, Michael Bay might find it excessive.

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Stars salute Pete Townshend

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The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.