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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.

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Luther Vandross tribute musical in the works

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The "Never Too Much" star suffered a fatal heart attack on July 1, 2005 and on Wednesday, the 10th anniversary of his passing, it was announced his estate executors had signed off on a new tribute show led by Vandross' longtime collaborator, Marcus Miller.

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Rihanna is the top digital singles artist

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The Grammy-winning R&B singer is the first artist to surpass more than 100 million cumulative digital singles.

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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.

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

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

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5 ways to save money on your summer road trip

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While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

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

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

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Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Road rage: How technology can combat growing gridlock

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The federal government projects gridlock will worsen around the nation as more Americans live in urban regions.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: What is 0 divided by 0?

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Whatever it is, it makes Cookie Monster sad.

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Filmmakers bet on ‘Monopoly’ movie

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — “Monopoly” is going Hollywood. Lionsgate says it will turn the classic board game into a…

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18 All-American movies for Independence Day

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Enjoy the holiday weekend with some classic American cinema.

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‘Fatal Attraction’ coming to the small screen

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The 1987 thriller starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close is set to be adapted for the small screen.

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7 songs for your 4th of July playlist

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Celebrate the 4th of July the way our founding fathers intended: with an epic playlist.

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Watch Channing Tatum bust a move … or 7

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The "Magic Mike" star knows how to get down.

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