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Frerichs Releases Treasurer’s Office Audit

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The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarship program that needs a complete overhaul.

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Jobe Supports Historic Preservation Agency Consolidation with DCEO

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Illinois' historic sites are -- if the governor gets his way -- on their way to being part of an expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Langfelder Updates on Transition

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What does Springfield Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder expect his transition team to help him with?

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Lincoln Funeral Coalition: Still No Word on Obama Appearance

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"I've not heard from the Secret Service, so I don't know that [Obama will be coming]."

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts

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The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.

Music

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Sam Smith cancels tour

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker must postpone upcoming gigs on doctor's orders.

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Mariah Carey blasts ex-lover in new song

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The R&B superstar dishes dirt on an ex - who may or may not be Nick Cannon - in her new track, "Infinity."

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Judge rules Pink is appropriate for kids

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A judge rejected a complaint from a father who says his ex-wife abused her parental discretion by taking their daughter to a Pink concert.

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Mavis Staples broke down during documentary filming

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"Mavis!" details the star's rise to fame as a member of her family group the Staple Singers and her work during the Civil Rights Movement.

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Amy Winehouse’s family blasts documentary

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The family of the late "Rehab" hitmaker says an upcoming documentary contains "basic untruths."

Lifestyle

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Drones, dogs deployed in battle to save the guacamole

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A deadly fungus spread by a beetle has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.

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Love farm fresh eggs? Rent a chicken!

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Entrepreneurs are hatching hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs in urban and suburban communities.

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Gas prices jump 13 cents; could climb further

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The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped in the past two weeks to $2.58.

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Register glitch forces thousands of Starbucks to close

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Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.

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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

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The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon’

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A super villain was prepared to destroy all the healthy foods in the world, until some "Sesame Street" heroes stepped up to save the world's vegetables!

News

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New Video Game Hall of Fame to reveal finalists

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The finalists for the inaugural class of the museum will be announced on Tuesday.

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Unauthorized ‘Full House’ story to hit the small screen

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The made-for-TV movie will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at what happened while the cast filmed the hit show from 1987 to 1995.

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‘The Osbournes’ aren’t coming back to TV

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VH1 was planning to revive the docu-series featuring Black Sabbath rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his eccentric family.

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Amy Adams set to marry this weekend

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The "American Hustle" star has been engaged to actor Darren Le Gallo, the father of her four-year-old daughter Aviana, since 2008.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon’

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A super villain was prepared to destroy all the healthy foods in the world, until some "Sesame Street" heroes stepped up to save the world's vegetables!

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