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Dems Propose One Month State Budget

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The state greets the new fiscal year with no budget, but there are alternatives.

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Ill. Route 97 Reopened at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Following Accident

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Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash

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A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.

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Winslow Remains as Police Chief

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Kenny Winslow was the top choice out of nine candidates.

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Rauner Visits IEMA, IDOT in Springfield — Tries to Reassure Employees

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner enters the House to applause to delivers his first budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Springfield Ill. Illinois Rep. Greg Harris is seen on the far right.

The governor is spending the last day of the fiscal year visiting state agencies in Springfield and Chicago, trying to reassure employees they’ll get paid.

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Chris Brown: ‘Everything’ is about his daughter now

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The singer won big at the BET Awards Sunday night, and gushed about how becoming a father has changed his life.

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‘Changed’ Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference

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The "Baby" hitmaker is mingling with thousands of Christians at the five-day event down under.

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Rihanna adopts a ‘toilet’ dog

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The "Umbrella" singer was enjoying a night out when a bathroom break turned into a puppy pick-up.

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Jessie J undergoes second surgery for mystery illness

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The "Price Tag" hitmaker has undergone a second round of surgery to treat her mystery condition.

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Watch the Rolling Stones play ‘Beast of Burden’ with Ed Sheeran

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The rockers brought the "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker onstage during their Kansas City show.

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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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Google making it easier to ‘undo’ that email

eople are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.

An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Gmail.

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The struggles of choosing sunscreen

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Most people know it’s important to use sunscreen, but they’re sometimes confused about how to choose the right protection or how much to use.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny hamster’s tiny BBQ

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, the tiny hamsters are back for backyard tradition.

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Oh no! ‘Bennifer’ are divorcing

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Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

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Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

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The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

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EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

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#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.

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20 years after ‘Showgirls,’ Elizabeth Berkley comes ‘full circle’

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The former "Saved by the Bell" actress starred as an exotic dancer in the film, which was initially slammed by critics and flopped at the box office.

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