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5-2-16 Tourism Week

3 weeks ago in Local

Springfield Marks Tourism Week

There are a lot of misconceptions about Springfield these days according to local tourism officials.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Small Business Week

Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois

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3 weeks ago in Local

Swastikas Found Again on U of I Campus

University of Illinois police say two more large swastikas have been discovered drawn in campus buildings.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Makes Recommendations

An Illinois advisory board is once again recommending that Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration add new health conditions to a list of what can be treated legally with medical marijuana.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Carl Sandburg Statue Dedicated in Poet’s Hometown

A bronze statue of poet Carl Sandburg has been dedicated to his hometown of Galesburg.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

Wrestling Hall of Fame Removes Hastert Awards

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame has voted to revoke all honors for Dennis Hastert after the former House speaker was accused of sexually abusing teenagers decades ago.

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Construction Worker Dies After Gas Explosion

A construction worker from southwest Illinois has died several weeks after suffering severe burns in a gas explosion while on the job.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Race-Related Protests on SIU Carbondale Campus

Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Little Optimism About Medical Marijuana Additions

Board chair Dr. Leslie Mendoza Temple says the advisory board is moving forward and evaluating the 15 health conditions on its agenda.

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Hotel to be Built at Chicago’s Navy Pier

The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Stuard wins in New Orleans after playoff

Journeyman Brian Stuard clinched his first PGA Tour title with a gripping playoff victory over fellow American Jamie Lovemark and South Korean An Byeong-hun at the weather-plagued Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Monday.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Bills about Loosies and Slurpees at the Capitol

"Loosie" sale could be decriminalized; "stolen valor" could be expanded

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3 weeks ago in National

Conservatives in Congress urge shutdown of tax-collecting IRS

It's a U.S. taxpayer's dream: make the Internal Revenue Service go away, and the largest conservative group in Congress is endorsing just that.

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3 weeks ago in Sports, Viral Videos

It’s not ‘Regulators:’ Warren G butchers ‘Ball Game’

WATCH: The rapper messed up the first line and sang off-key.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Beyoncé has a sixth No. 1 album

The "Drunk in Love" hitmaker is the only artist to reach number one with their first six studio albums.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Rachel Platten wins an Emmy

The "Fight Song" hitmaker can add Emmy award winner to her list of accomplishments.

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3 weeks ago in Music

P. Diddy calling it quits

Sean "Diddy" Combs has revealed his plans for a world tour before he retires from music.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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3 weeks ago in Local

You Can Lose Your Hearing Various Ways

Everyone knows that getting older usually means loss of hearing.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 24

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

15 hours ago in Viral Videos

Bernie and Hillary walk into a bar

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The Democratic presidential candidates reminisce about their time running against each other in the primary.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie, the college professor

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The "Tomb Raider" star is becoming a visiting professor for a new one-year master's course at the London School of Economics.

19 hours ago in Music

Beyoncé gets love from country radio

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It's not unusual to hear a song about guns and the Second Amendment and the Bible on country radio. It is unusual to hear Beyoncé singing about that on country radio.

21 hours ago in Entertainment

The ‘X-Men’ are back, this time fighting ‘Apocalypse’

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Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy reprise their roles as powerful mutants in "X-Men: Apocalypse," this time joining forces against a new super-villain.