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

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

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.

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Former Treasurer’s Office Employees File Suit

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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Older, wiser Schwarzenegger returns in ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Rauner Borrows to Budget, Vetoes Legislator Pay Increases

Gov. Bruce Rauner has borrowed $454 million from special state funds to help manage cash flow as Illinois begins a new fiscal year without a budget.

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10,000 Toilet Paper Rolls Stolen from Charity, Grocery Store Steps Up

It's a happy ending for a Springfield charity.

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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Sam Smith channels Elvis

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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Smoke Free Campus Law Is in Effect

Exceptions: inside a car

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

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

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

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

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Shutdown Today?

State leaders: We will do the best we can

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New Fiscal Year; No New Budget

Speaker challenges governor to compromise

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Katy Perry wants to buy a convent

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

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Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland dances into history

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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

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Kids explain gay marriage

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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Filmmakers bet on ‘Monopoly’ movie

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — “Monopoly” is going Hollywood. Lionsgate says it will turn the classic board game into a…

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18 All-American movies for Independence Day

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Enjoy the holiday weekend with some classic American cinema.

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‘Fatal Attraction’ coming to the small screen

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The 1987 thriller starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close is set to be adapted for the small screen.

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7 songs for your 4th of July playlist

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Celebrate the 4th of July the way our founding fathers intended: with an epic playlist.

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Watch Channing Tatum bust a move … or 7

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The "Magic Mike" star knows how to get down.