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Decatur Puts Well Drilling Plans on Hold

Decatur has put plans to drill wells to help supplement the local water supply on hold.

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Springfield Council Coordinator Subcommittee Meeting Postponed

A committee formed to find a new city council coordinator will not meet as planned Monday afternoon.

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in Local

Coalition Decries Proposed EPA Water Regulations

The bureau brought some two dozen groups together to push negative comments during the “public comment period”.

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in Entertainment

Denzel Washington wants to become first black ‘Bond’

The "Training Day" star says he should be the next 007 and he wants you to help make it happen.

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in National

Harvard study says America’s wealth gap ‘unsustainable’

The widening gap between rich and poor is unlikely to improve any time soon.

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in National

Hundreds of U.S. children stricken with respiratory illness

Hundreds of children across the Midwest have been stricken by a potentially serious respiratory illness, and doctors say it could be "just the tip of the iceberg."

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in Music

Assault charge dropped against Justin Bieber

One of the pop star's two Canadian legal battles has resolved itself, with the prosecutor dropping charges.

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in Election 2014, Local

Durbin: We Have to Scratch the “Itch”

Senior senator admits Dems have a fight on their hands this November

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in Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris marries in Italy

The "How I Met Your Mother" star has married his longtime partner David Burtka.

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in Lifestyle

Phone companies want to help you take sharper selfies

Tech companies are trying to come up with ways to help people do a better job of taking pictures of themselves.

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in Weird

Trapped in ‘Bud Light town’

More than 1,000 people flown in to a small resort town to film a Bud Light commercial had problems leaving the party.

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in Sports

Shaquille O’Neal wants to be a Miami cop

The retired NBA star wants to add policeman to his resumé.

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in Entertainment

George Clooney plans to tie the knot in Italy

The "Gravity" star is set to wed a British lawyer later this month.

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in Music

Kelly Clarkson makes first post-baby appearance

The "American Idol" alum returns to the stage for the first time since giving birth to daughter River Rose.

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in Entertainment

Bill Murray takes over taxi so driver can play the sax

The comedian turned cabbie for a night, taking the wheel so his driver could play the saxophone.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Sept. 8.

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in Local

Protesters Blitz Kirk’s Office

Procedural vote today in US Senate

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in National

Items from raid that killed bin Laden on display in NY

Artifacts from the military raid that killed Osama bin Laden are on display at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

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in National

Appeals court to review gay marriage bans in 3 states

Gay marriage bans in Nevada, Idaho, and Hawaii will come under scrutiny on Monday.

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in Sports

Yankees take their turn to salute Derek Jeter

A flyover from space, a showering of gifts, and waves of love and respect poured forth as the Yankees and their fans saluted their team captain.

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Man’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s largest

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Think you're a "Harry Potter" superfan? This man lives in Hogwarts heaven and has the Guinness record to prove it.

in Music

Ray Charles: ‘Genius’ (still) loves company

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It was a decade ago that Ray Charles released his final album.

in Music

Aretha Franklin covers Adele, Tina Turner

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The legend is singing "great diva classic" songs on an upcoming album.

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Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani recording album together

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"The Voice" judges are teaming up in the studio.

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Michael Strahan making film debut in ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

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The former football star turned TV host is set to take on the big screen.