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Senate Advances One-Month Budget, House Measure Fails

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The Illinois Senate has advanced a one-month spending plan that Democrats say will allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year.

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Illini Women’s Basketball Program Faces Federal Lawsuit

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The university, the plaintiffs, and their attorneys declined to comment.

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Body Found at Springfield Hotel

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Springfield Police say they do not suspect foul play after a body was found inside a local hotel.

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Texas Congressman Backs Flynn in 18th District Race

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Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert is on the stump for Mike Flynn.

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Former Treasurer’s Office Employees File Suit

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

The suit is the latest chapter in a saga involving sexual harassment claims that undercut Rutherford's 2014 campaign for governor.

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Sam Smith channels Elvis

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The "Stay With Me" hitmaker celebrated getting his singing voice back after vocal cord surgery by posting a video of him crooning an Elvis classic.

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Miguel says new ‘Wildheart’ album rooted in L.A.

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The Grammy-winning R&B singer brings his hometown to the forefront in his latest release.

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Katy Perry wants to buy a convent

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It's the "Roar" hitmaker against a pair of nuns.

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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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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

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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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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain gay marriage

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Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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WATCH: Girls dive out of window in daring escape from fire

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Two girls were trapped in a burning apartment, but thanks to the help of some alert neighbors they made it out alive.

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Older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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Arnold Schwarzenegger may be older but that doesn't stop him from destroying his younger self, as the former governor returns to one of his most recognizable roles.

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Alex Trebek raps the ‘Fresh Prince’ theme song on ‘Jeopardy!’

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The "Jeopardy!" host has skills ... "smell ya later!"

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Ballerina Misty Copeland dances into history

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The prima ballerina is the first black woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

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