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Iran Deal Gives Durbin a Shot at Political Redemption

Dick Durbin leading effort to get votes in favor of nuclear deal with Iran.

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Munger Under Fire Over Outgoing State Funds

State Senator Daniel Biss says the comptroller’s office is having trouble following court ordered payments to various groups.

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Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 23 and Kills 2 in Quincy VA Home

The Illinois Department of Public Health is taking steps to prevent more people in a Quincy veterans’ home from contracting Legionnaires’ disease.

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Bringing International Business to Springfield

International business was the focus of the monthly Citizens Club discussion.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This week’s best sports shots

Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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This is one way to get a tan

It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Springfield’s Newest Postmaster Takes the Helm

Springfield's 41st postmaster has officially taken his oath of office.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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University of Illinois Fires Football Coach

The university cites preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior.

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in Music

VMA Preview: Bieber’s back, Miley hosts

Designer Jeremy Scott says to expect the unexpected when comes to the fashion and the music at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

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How low will gas go?

AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Farm Progress Show in Decatur Has Neighbors

Company's coming to the Brix familiy farm near Decatur.

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Don’t Drink the Chicago River Water

High levels of bacteria from human waste at more than a dozen spots along the Chicago River.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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in Music

Nicki Minaj to open Sunday’s VMAs

The "Anaconda" hitmaker shared a photo of a sonogram featuring a Moonman statue in place of a baby.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

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September is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

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"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

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The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Ne-Yo is a married man

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The "So Sick" hitmaker took to Instagram to share some big news.

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Justin Timberlake headed to the big screen

Justin Timberlake performing at Philips Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, in Atlanta.

Footage from the singer's 20/20 Experience World Tour is being made into a movie.