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Swede Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL's most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the shrine's seven-member Class of 2015.

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Germany, U.S. set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final

The German juggernaut will run into the U.S. wall as the top-ranked nations clash, with a spot in the Women's World Cup final on the line.

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in Weird

The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

Be on the look out for flying eggs.

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in Entertainment

NBC dumps Trump

NBC cut ties with the 2016 presidential candidate after the real estate developer and TV personality made comments insulting Mexicans earlier this month.

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in Lifestyle

At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Serena and Djokovic up and running at Wimbledon

The American 20-time grand slam champion has proved impressive.

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in National, World

Few signs of market panic as Greece nears default

Eurozone stocks, low-rated bonds, and the euro weakened as Greece looked set to default on repayments and plunge deeper into financial crisis.

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in National

Obama plans to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers

Nearly 5 million more workers could be eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch almost every sector of the economy and could face legal challenges.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories for Tuesday, June 30.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, June 30

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CRUNCH TIME…

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny hamster’s tiny BBQ

Just in time for the Fourth of July, the tiny hamsters are back for backyard tradition.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: June 30

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

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in Local

18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner 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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Rauner to State Workers: You Will Get Paid

State employees will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.

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Watch the Rolling Stones play ‘Beast of Burden’ with Ed Sheeran

The rockers brought the "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker onstage during their Kansas City show.

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Journey drummer Castronovo charged with rape

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The rocker also faces charges including assault and menacing and is being held without bail in an Oregon jail.

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Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

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The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

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Chris Brown: ‘Everything’ is about his daughter now

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The singer won big at the BET Awards Sunday night, and gushed about how becoming a father has changed his life.

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‘Changed’ Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference

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The "Baby" hitmaker is mingling with thousands of Christians at the five-day event down under.

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EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

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#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.