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Many More Data Breaches Discovered

Attorney general: don't be a victim

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Pontiac Cop’s Killer Pleads Guilty

Officer and his canine partner were killed by a drunk driver

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

Paul Reubens - better known as "Pee Wee Herman - turns 62 today.

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Downtown Springfield Buildings Eye TIF Money

The iconic Myers building in downtown Springfield needs some facade work.

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Springfield Parks to Try Smoke-Free Zones

Smoke-free zones at Springfield Parks being established

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Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.

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New Protections for Pregnant Women in Illinois

Expectant mothers in Illinois will have some new protections at work.

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Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

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USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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Man Robbed, Shot on South 7th Street

A Springfield man took himself to the hospital after being shot in the chest and robbed.

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U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007.

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Spy flights over Syria begin

The surveillance flights could pave the way for airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.

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California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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Quaker Steak and Lube Closes

Popular venue unexpectedly shuts its doors

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Drivers Advised to Avoid Iron Bridge in Chatham

Major thoroughfare under construction

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

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Quinn: Christie Ate “Box of Nails” For Breakfast

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is dismissing criticism from Chris Christie.

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Ashton Kutcher named TV’s highest-paid actor

The "Two and a Half Men" star is laughing all the way to the bank.

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Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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Wanted: Medical Pot Advisors

State seeking health pros to help craft procedures

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Iggy Azalea is getting into the shoe game

The rapper is getting into the fashion scene.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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Iggy Azalea sues her ex

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The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

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James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

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Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

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Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!