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“Artification” Continues in Downtown Springfield

Downtown Springfield Inc

A crosswalk in downtown Springfield is about to look like a combination Lincoln history site and Beatles "Abbey Road" album cover.

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Frerichs Cuts Fees on One College Savings Program


Management fees will be cut by 43 percent in the Illinois’ Bright Directions savings program

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Springfield Gold’s Gym Closed Due to Bankruptcy

gold's gym

Bankruptcy converted from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.

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CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time


Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

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State Cutting Free STD Testing

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.


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Will Smith planning to tour with DJ Jazzy Jeff


The "Independence Day" star is reuniting with his longtime friend for a world tour as part of his musical comeback.

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Mississippi grants title to B.B. King


Even though B.B. King died in May, he's still so respected in Mississippi that the state is bestowing a special honor upon him.

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Ellie Goulding battling heart condition


The "Burn" singer received the frightening news last year, but she has been too busy to follow it up with her doctor.

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Taylor Swift tops Instagram


The ladies of pop music are commanding the most followers on Instagram, the photo-sharing app said as it celebrated its fifth birthday.


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Experts say today is the best day to book a cheap Thanksgiving flight


Planning to fly for Turkey Day? Don't snooze ... you'll lose.

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It’s getting more expensive to use an ATM


Bank fees continue to rise, according to a new survey by Bankrate.com.

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Holiday shopping forecast: Consumers fight for deals


U.S. retailers enter the holiday season vowing to control discounting that has wreaked havoc on their results in the past, but competition between stores, consumers trained to expect discounts and a still-recovering economy point to a difficult year.

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35 years, 0 sick days


An Alabama police officer is retiring with an astounding work record: He's never taken a sick day in 35 years.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this October


On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This ‘Star Wars’ Disney movie mashup is amazing


What happens with the trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is combined with other Disney classics? A thing of beauty.


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MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Shelley Duvall hides from Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining.'

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.

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DraftKings, FanDuel defend integrity after insider bet


The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies are defending their businesses' integrity after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.

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Price hike puts popular U.S. Disneyland annual pass over $1,000


It's going to cost a pretty penny to see the Happiest Place on Earth.

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