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Senate Advances One-Month Budget, House Measure Fails

The Illinois Senate has advanced a one-month spending plan that Democrats say will allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year.

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Illini Women’s Basketball Program Faces Federal Lawsuit

The university, the plaintiffs, and their attorneys declined to comment.

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Body Found at Springfield Hotel

Springfield Police say they do not suspect foul play after a body was found inside a local hotel.

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Texas Congressman Backs Flynn in 18th District Race

Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert is on the stump for Mike Flynn.

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WATCH: Girls dive out of window in daring escape from fire

Two girls were trapped in a burning apartment, but thanks to the help of some alert neighbors they made it out alive.

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

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Former Treasurer’s Office Employees File Suit

The suit is the latest chapter in a saga involving sexual harassment claims that undercut Rutherford's 2014 campaign for governor.

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Older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in ‘Terminator: Genisys’

Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that doesn't stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor returns to one of his most recognizable roles.

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Journey drummer Deen Castronovo denied bail

The troubled drummer will remain in an Oregon jail.

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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Rauner Borrows to Budget, Vetoes Legislator Pay Increases

Gov. Bruce Rauner has borrowed $454 million from special state funds to help manage cash flow as Illinois begins a new fiscal year without a budget.

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10,000 Toilet Paper Rolls Stolen from Charity, Grocery Store Steps Up

It's a happy ending for a Springfield charity.

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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Sam Smith channels Elvis

The "Stay With Me" hitmaker celebrated getting his singing voice back after vocal cord surgery by posting a video of him crooning an Elvis classic.

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Smoke Free Campus Law Is in Effect

Exceptions: inside a car

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Alex Trebek raps the ‘Fresh Prince’ theme song on ‘Jeopardy!’

The "Jeopardy!" host has skills ... "smell ya later!"

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Miguel says new ‘Wildheart’ album rooted in L.A.

The Grammy-winning R&B singer brings his hometown to the forefront in his latest release.

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Shutdown Today?

State leaders: We will do the best we can

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New Fiscal Year; No New Budget

Speaker challenges governor to compromise

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Older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that doesn't stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor returns to one of his most recognizable roles.

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Journey drummer Deen Castronovo denied bail

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The troubled drummer will remain in an Oregon jail.

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Rolling Stones planning career xhibition

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The veteran band will display dozens of items from their past, including instruments, personal diaries, and audio and video tracks for the special project, titled "Exhibitionism."

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Sam Smith channels Elvis

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker celebrated getting his singing voice back after vocal cord surgery by posting a video of him crooning an Elvis classic.