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Downtown Springfield Buildings Eye TIF Money

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The iconic Myers building in downtown Springfield needs some facade work.

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Springfield Parks to Try Smoke-Free Zones

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Smoke-free zones at Springfield Parks being established

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Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

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Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.

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New Protections for Pregnant Women in Illinois

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Expectant mothers in Illinois will have some new protections at work.

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Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

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Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

Music

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Angela Bassett shrugs off controversy over Whitney Houston biopic

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The actress-turned-director says she isn't concerned with the naysayers.

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Iggy Azalea is getting into the shoe game

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The rapper is getting into the fashion scene.

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Justin Bieber has brush with the law at L.A. restaurant

Justin Bieber attends the Amber Lounge 2014 Gala.

The "Baby" hitmaker's bodyguards got into another scuffle with a fan.

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Prince to release new album

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The pop icon announced Monday that he would release "Art Official Age" next month.

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Musicians blast NFL’s ‘pay to play’ Super Bowl plan

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Managers for Metallica and John Legend are among the artists who say that halftime is not for sale.

Lifestyle

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California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

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Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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CDC: E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to start

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Once teens have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers say.

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‘Obstacle course’ workouts break fitness routines

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Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.

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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Starbucks

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A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

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The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

News

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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Paul Reubens - better known as "Pee Wee Herman - turns 62 today.

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Ashton Kutcher named TV’s highest-paid actor

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The "Two and a Half Men" star is laughing all the way to the bank.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

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The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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Hayden Panettiere’s Emmy slip-up

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The actress is expecting her first child and accidentally revealed the gender during a red carpet interview.

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Emmys exalt old favorites over TV’s shiny newcomers

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In a year dominated by Netflix and newcomers, the big broadcast networks still fared well.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

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The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

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