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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

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A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

Rauner Task Force

Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

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Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones

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The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.

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SNAP Wants Springfield Diocese to Out Pedophile Priests

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The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.

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Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

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Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

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What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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Leonardo DiCaprio is not dating Rihanna

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The "Titanic" star has been the focus of growing gossip after he was spotted at several events with the pop singer, including her birthday.

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R. Kelly and Lady Gaga headlining Selma bridge crossing concert

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A star-studded concert will follow what is sure to be a stirring speech from President Barack Obama.

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Reports suggest Chris Brown is a dad

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His representatives have yet to confirm or deny reports suggesting the R&B star is the father of a nine-month-old baby girl.

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The elephants are out of the circus

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The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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McDonald’s to use chicken without certain antibiotics

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The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.

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Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

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Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man

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The co-founder tops the list with a whopping $79 billion in net worth.

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NY couple married 82 years celebrates joint birthday

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Duranord Veillard turned 108 on Saturday and his wife, Jeanne will be 105 in May.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This family’s pet is a 175lb pit bull

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This dog gives new meaning to the name "Hulk."

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

Fresh
10-overlay2

What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut

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The "Die Hard" star will take the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel "Misery."

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‘Downton Abbey’ star slated to play the Beast

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Dan Stevens is set to play the Beast in the live-action adaptation of the fairy tale.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest star to partner with Netflix

Leonardo DiCaprio

The outspoken environmentalist will help create non-fiction projects as part of a multi-year deal with his production company.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This family’s pet is a 175lb pit bull

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This dog gives new meaning to the name "Hulk."

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