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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

The commission has lost both state and federal funding.

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Background Checks Now Required of Student Teachers

Background checks are now required of all student teachers.

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Mitsubishi to Work with UAW on Selling Normal Plant

Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

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Tourism Increases in Illinois

Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.

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U.S. Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Games to Boston

Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.

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Safety regulators fine Chrysler record $105 million

The automaker's agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contains an unprecedented buyback option covering hundreds of thousands of vehicles.

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WATCH: Lady Gaga joins U2 onstage for ‘Ordinary Love’

The "Poker Face" hitmaker joined the band onstage in a very Gaga-like outfit, to play piano and provide vocals.

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One in ICU After Sunday Shooting

A Springfield man is expected to live after police say he was shot on his left side Sunday night.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner 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.

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Rauner Looking to Retired Workers If ASCME Strikes

Retired worker says he received a call asking about the possibility of working in the interim if there's a strike.

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Creepy clown spotted in Chicago cemetery in dead of night

Police say they don't know who this person dressed up like a clown is - or why they'd scale a cemetery fence and trespass in the dark of night - but it was all caught on tape.

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Race to succeed Blatter is ‘poker’ game: FIFA executive member

A number of candidates are expected to vie for the chance to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

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Swimming with Golden Retrievers

A day at the lake has gone to the dogs.

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John Stamos teases fans with on-set shot from ‘Fuller House’

The "Full House" reboot is filming and Uncle Jesse is back and better than ever.

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Cosby accusers fill magazine cover

More than 30 women who have accused the embattled comedian of sexual assault are featured on the cover, including supermodels Janice Dickinson and Beverly Johnson.

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New hopes for David Beckham’s Miami soccer dream

The retired England captain announced his plans to create a new Major League Soccer (MLS) team in the city in February, 2014 but his attempts stalled a few months later.

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Gas prices down slightly

The national average for both gas and diesel has dropped over the last two weeks.

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WATCH: Lady Gaga joins U2 onstage for ‘Ordinary Love’

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The "Poker Face" hitmaker joined the band onstage in a very Gaga-like outfit, to play piano and provide vocals.

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Swimming with Golden Retrievers

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A day at the lake has gone to the dogs.

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John Stamos teases fans with on-set shot from ‘Fuller House’

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The "Full House" reboot is filming and Uncle Jesse is back and better than ever.

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Jackson family patriarch Joe Jackson suffers stroke

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Michael Jackson's father has been hospitalized in Brazil.