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Man in Sanitary District Accident Dies

Roger Creason, 42, died early Monday.

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Health Care Prices Going Up

Many Illinois consumers are seeing higher prices for health insurance entering the third year of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Frank Mautino

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Q and A with Frank Mautino

Mautino was named auditor general last week.


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Zopp Criticizes Duckworth’s Same-Sex Marriage Support

Supporting same-sex marriage too late is the latest attack lobbed at Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth by her primary opponent.


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What Those Losing Out on State Money Tell Lawmakers

Fire training and SIDS-related services are among those drying up without state grants, according to what the latest Committee of the Whole in the Illinois House took in.

Langfelder Funeral

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Ossie Langfelder Laid to Rest

Lanphier High School, Jungle Jim's Cafe among the stops for a funeral procession.


in Music

Adele’s ‘Hello’ is already smashing records

Adele's first music video in four years racked up more than 27 million views in the first 24 hours.


in Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon can’t catch a break

What's up with Jimmy Fallon and his fingers?

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No Students Injured in School Bus Collision, Separate Crashes Tie up I-55 Southbound

Springfield Police say a pick up rear ended the bus near the intersection of Jefferson and Emporia.


in Music

Keith Richards credits the Stones with saving his life

The rocker credits his bandmates with saving him from suicide following the death of his baby son.


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Justin Bieber busts his eardrum while wakeboarding

The "What Do You Mean?" singer appeared on the red carpet without plugs in his ears and visibly cringed when fans started screaming.


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Charlie Parkers Wins National Breakfast Contest

Springfield's famous Charlie Parker's Diner has won a national breakfast contest.


in National

Gas prices drop 10 cents over past 2 weeks

Prices on average have fallen 63 cents in the past 19 weeks.

This photo courtesy of Greater Baltimore Medical Center shows identical triplets at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore.   The hospital announced that Kristen Hewitt gave birth to identical triplets Oct. 6, 2015.   Each of the boys weighed 3 to 5 pounds.  (Courtesy of Greater Baltimore Medical Center via AP)

in Weird

3 of a kind born in Baltimore

In a rare occurrence, a Baltimore couple has added three identical members to the family.


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WHO: Hot dogs and bacon could cause cancer

Eating processed meat can cause bowel cancer in humans while red meat is a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organization (WHO) experts say, in findings that could sharpen debate over the merits of a meat-based diet.


in Sports

Tolbert roars as Panthers get first ever 6-0 start to season

Fullback Mike Tolbert scored two touchdowns, and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-16 Sunday night to get off to the best start in franchise history.


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Study: Kids take 100-plus required tests through 12th grade

A new study says the typical student in the nation's big-city public schools spends between 20 and 25 hours a school year taking standardized tests — and roughly 112 mandatory exams from preschool through high school.


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Poll: GOP says Trump tops list of electable

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Republican voters view only four of their party’s presidential contenders as potential general election…

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Metallica looking forward to baseball season


The San Francisco Giants will hold Metallica Night for the fourth year on May 6.

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Ringo Starr is selling copy No. 1 of the ‘White Album’


Looking for a unique Christmas gift? It'll only cost you a cool $60 grand.

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Steve Smith returns to Journey for 2016 tour


The rockers have replaced fired drummer Deen Castronovo with former band member Steve Smith for a massive 2016 tour.

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‘N Sync congratulates Adele on breaking their record


The stars of 'N Sync have saluted the "Hello" hitmaker for breaking the boy band's 15-year single-week album sales record.

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Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama


Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.