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Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

The tennis star has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers.

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Coolest Father/Daughter dance of all time

This Father of the Bride said his daughter has always been different so a traditional, sappy dance just wouldn't do!

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

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Lawmakers Could Consider “Turnaround Agenda” Items Wednesday

Proposals addressing workers compensation, changes to the civil legal system and a freeze on properties taxes are on the agenda today in Senate committees.

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

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Sparks Fly as House Moves $36.3 Billion Spending Plan

Budget bills are moving out of the Illinois House and are being prepared for floor action in the Senate.

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Today in entertainment history: May 27

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

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

5-26-15 SMTD

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k

A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.

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Lawmakers Back Training for Hazardous Railroad Materials

The railroads that operate in Illinois are instructing local police and fire departments on how to handle a hazardous material spill.

3-26-15 National Guard

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Chatham Man Named Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

Gov. Bruce Rauner has named Brig. Gen. Richard Hayes Jr. of Chatham as adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard.

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Oprah, BeyoncĂ© among world’s ‘most powerful’ women

Other celebrity notables include Taylor Swift, Shakira and Ellen DeGeneres.

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Keira Knightley is a new mom

The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.

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New CWLP Head Brown: Restructure PILOT

The new man in charge of City Water Light and Power says maybe the PILOT program does need to change.

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WCIA-TV Anchor Dave Benton Passes Away

A local television anchor's long bout with cancer has come to a sad end.

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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Average Illinois “Housing Wage”: $18.78/Hour

Areas in central Illinois vary between $12 and $15 per hour.

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Student Concussion Bill Heads to Governor

The House passed the legislation Monday after previously getting Senate backing.

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$36 Billion Budget Moving

Durkin decries "insanity"

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Dave Grohl really, really likes Taylor Swift

The Foo Fighters frontman has vowed to dedicate a song to the "Shake It Off" hitmaker at every tour stop.

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Rob Lowe launching cosmetics line for men

"The West Wing" star has created a line of anti-aging products for men called Profile.

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Watch U2 perform with ‘Bono’

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Will the real Bono please stand up?

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NPR’s ‘Serial’ plans 2 more seasons

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"Serial" junkies, get out your sleuthing kits again.

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Thousands mourn B.B. King with processional, music

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A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow-moving black hearse carrying the body of the blues legend.

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You can be on ‘House of Cards’

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It's your chance to be part of a Washington scandal, and you don't even have to bribe a member of Congress.

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Echosmith’s Sydney Sierota lands modeling contract

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The "Cool Kids" hitmaker has signed a deal with top agency Wilhelmina Models.