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SEIU Urges Override of Rauner Veto

The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.

USFRA FPS sustainability press conf

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Farmers Need to be Promoters, Too

Survey released at Decatur's Farm Progress Show.

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Seven Now Dead in Legionnaires Outbreak

Seven people have died from Legionnaires' disease at a veterans' home in Quincy.

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Shania Twain can’t stop, won’t stop

The superstar's first tour in 11 years was expected to be her last, but it appears that may have changed.

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McDonald’s all-day breakfast is coming next month

Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.

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Janet Jackson kicks off world tour

The "Rhythm Nation" hitmaker took the stage in an all-white ensemble and was joined by a group of young girls — her "JTribe" — to perform classic hits and songs from her upcoming 11th album, "Unbreakable."

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Police Hunt for 3 Suspects After Lake County Sheriffs Deputy Killed

Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.

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Nicholas Hoult to take on J.D. Salinger in new biopic

The British actor will portray the beloved American author in "Rebel in the Rye."

NOT IN CONTEMPT

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Judge: Illinois Not in Contempt

A federal judge has cited Illinois' efforts in recent days to make court-ordered payments to social-service providers in deciding not to hold the state in contempt.

Law Talk

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St. Clair Co. May Sue to Get State Money

St. Clair County may sue the state of Illinois to try to get millions in state funding that's not being distributed because of the budget impasse.

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Illinois Crops Could Use Some Help

Mother Nature has the last word, says the USDA's crop statistician in Illinois.

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‘Spectre’ could be Daniel Craig’s last ‘Bond’ movie

The British star, whose turn in "Spectre" marks his fourth time playing 007, has now admitted he has no current plans to appear in another Bond movie

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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The bicycle bank bandit gets busted

Federal prosecutors in Missouri say Shaun Christopher Becker robbed six banks and used a bicycle as his getaway ride.

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Andy Grammer signs on for ‘DWTS’

The "Honey, I'm Good" hitmaker is hitting the dance floor.

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, Unions Reach Labor Deals

The Rauner administration says it has reached tentative or final agreements on new labor contracts with several Teamsters Union units

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Sammy Hagar is releasing a cookbook

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The rocker calls his book "a manual for my personal lifestyle."

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Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin writes a book

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The rocker is releasing "Population Wars" later this month.

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‘Game of Thrones’ breaks world record

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The second episode of the fifth season of the HBO fantasy show was broadcast simultaneously in 173 countries.

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Rihanna to mark 10 years in the music business

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At the launch of her new fragrance, Ri Ri, in New York, the "Umbrella" hitmaker talked about her new album and her plans to celebrate a decade in the industry.