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Durall Named Acting Circuit Clerk

A temporary replacement has been named for retiring Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri.

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Jobe Changes Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe is tweaking his ordinance to restrict where food trucks can operate in Springfield in relation to existing brick and mortar restaurants.

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Duckworth Stops in Springfield for Senate Candidacy

More than nineteen months out, we know the name of one Democrat who wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to the seat now held by Republican Mark Kirk.

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Should Clearlake Dissolve?

There may be one less community in Sangamon County a week from today.

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Proposal: No More Frivolous Lawsuits from County Jails

County jail inmates who abuse the court system with lawsuits a judge deems "frivolous" would be penalized with loss of their "good time" credit, under a bill being considered at the Capitol.

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Rauner Encourages Youth Fitness

Governor Bruce Rauner says Illinois is joining a national program looking to reduce childhood obesity.

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Security Breach at Bradley University

Bradley University in Peoria is the subject of a potential computer breach.

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Lincoln Funeral Train Car Almost Complete

The train car being built to look like the car that was used to carry President Abraham Lincoln's body after he passed away is almost complete.

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One Direction starts work on first album as a foursome

Just days after the departure of Zayn Malik, the remaining members of 1D are back in the studio.

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Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

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Iggy Azalea stepping behind the camera

The rapper will direct the music video for her much-anticipated "Pretty Girls" duet with Britney Spears.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.

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Music festivals ban ‘selfie sticks’

You'll just have to have long arms if you're taking a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza.

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Patriots owner Kraft takes stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand in the murder trial of former star player Aaron Hernandez.

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Amazon wants to help you get your housework done

Amazon is offering to help get your chores done, with listings for everything from housecleaning to goat grazing.

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Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to host Billboard Awards

The rapper/actor and the model will host the awards show in May.

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Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour

The "Zip Code" tour will once again reunite singer Mick Jagger, drummer Charlie Watts and guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood.

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Christina Aguilera to hit the stage at ACM Awards

The "Genie in a Bottle" hitmaker will join a surprise artist for "a special duet."

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MLB: Cubs demote Bryant, upsets union

Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned to thE minor league camp despite an outstanding spring training at the plate.

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One Direction starts work on first album as a foursome

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Just days after the departure of Zayn Malik, the remaining members of 1D are back in the studio.

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Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

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Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

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Gene Simmons gets into movie business

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The KISS rocker and WWE Studios will join together to try to scare the bejeezus out of you.

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Iggy Azalea stepping behind the camera

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The rapper will direct the music video for her much-anticipated "Pretty Girls" duet with Britney Spears.

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Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.