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Duckworth Announces Senate Run

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Tammy Duckworth

An Illinois Congresswoman is the first to say she wants Mark Kirk's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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How to Keep Jobs Stateside?

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Durbin reintroduces tax credit

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Mayor Not in Favor of Springfield Minimum Wage Hike

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The mayor says the man who proposed the minimum wage increase doesn't understand what voters want.

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Smoke Detector Creates SIU Bomb Scare

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Springfield Police responded to a bomb scare overnight near the SIU School of Medicine.

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Downstate Farm Fields Serve as Classrooms

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Big tour by Harvard students

Music

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Zayn Malik says he wasn’t happy in One Direction

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The pop singer breaks his silence following his surprise departure from the boy band.

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WATCH: Stevie Wonder surprises Minneapolis church

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The congregation of New Salem Baptist Church had a Sunday service they won't forget.

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Destiny’s Child reunite at Gospel Awards

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The trio opened the ceremony with a medley of gospel favorites.

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Kanye West buys a fashion label

Kanye West poses as he arrives to attend Dries van Noten's Fall Winter 2015 /2016 Ready to wear fashion collection as part of Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Kanye West has teamed up with Damon Dash to by Karmaloop.com.

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This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

Lifestyle

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Wanted: A kidney

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A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

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Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

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Elvis Presley had one. So did presidents from Kennedy to Reagan.

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

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Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

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Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

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House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as ‘Bambi’

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"Saturday Night Live" and The Rock take a look at what a live-action "Bambi" would look like.

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Girl, 4, boards bus for 3 a.m. snack run

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Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.

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Trevor Noah set to replace Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

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Comedy Central has named Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, as Jon Stewart's replacement.

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‘Home’ tops weekend box office

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Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna's new animated movie raked in $54 million this weekend.

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Hugh Jackman is done with ‘Wolverine’

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Jackman has played Wolverine for the past 15 years, including two stand-alone sequels.

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For $40K you can fly the friendly skies with Al Pacino

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"The Godfather" star is also giving film buffs the chance to have lunch with him for $12,000.

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DBR’s Morning Mystery

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DBR had a HUGE announcement and you could win $500!

Freestyle Fridays

Friday Freestyle

Win a pair of tickets to a home Springfield Sentinels game!

Singles Thursday

Singles Thursday

Looking for love in all the wrong places? Let WDBR be your matchmaker!

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Eggs

Bounce your way to our FREE Easter Egg Hunt on April 4th at Knight’s Action Park!

Color Dash 5K!

Color Dash

Come and enjoy the World’s Brightest 5k with us benefiting the YMCA of Springfield’s Strong Kids Scholarship Fund!

Animal Protective League

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Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!