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City Backs Up on “Y Block”

Karen Davis says a Request for Information was pulled back, so that she could review what should be done.

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Man Who Fled After Christian Co. Police Chase Arrested

The Christian County Sheriff says a man wanted since leading police on a high-speed chase Monday night is now in custody.

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COFGA Votes to Keep State Museum Open

The state's Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability says it doesn't like the idea to close the Illinois State Museum and its satellite locations.

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Lawmakers Nix Pay Raise

The state Senate has voted to forgo annual pay raises, but as expected, there was some dissent.

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Police: Suspect dead after report of gunshots at Nashville theater

Police say a suspect is dead after officers responded to reports of shots fired at a movie theater southeast of Nashville, Tennessee.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner 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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Rauner Wants to Lay Off 171 State Employees

Rauner blames the state budget. State museum employees among the cuts.

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Eleanor Roosevelt a favorite for new $10 bill

More than one in four Americans are hoping the soon-to-be redesigned $10 bill will feature Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Watch Justin Bieber surprise a family with $50,000

As part of a new show "Knock Knock: Live," Justin Bieber visited fans to lend a helping hand.

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Malaysia confirms plane debris is from Flight MH370

A Boeing 777 wing segment discovered on the island of Reunion is the first real breakthrough in the search for the plane that disappeared 17 months ago.

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Lawsuit aims to put ‘Happy Birthday’ in the public domain

Every time you wish someone a happy birthday in the form of song, you're supposed to pay up.

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Colorado couple walking in park steps on live WWII grenade

Luckily the decades-old explosive didn't detonate but police are investigating how it got there.

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Nicki Minaj plans Kim Kardashian-style app

The "Starships" hitmaker plans to release her first game in mid-2016.

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Restaurants betting on ‘Breakfastarians’ for big bucks

Call it the rise of the "Breakfastarians" - the dining tribe that craves breakfast food morning, noon and night.

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Opossums are baseball fans, too

The Oakland A's had a very creepy, four-legged fan show up to a recent game.

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Grumpy Cat finally finds happiness … sort of

The Internet's crabbiest cat takes a trip to the pet store.

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State Budget Support for the “18%”

That 18 percent is the part of the budget not agreed upon according to a group of non-profit organizations that are funded by it.

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‘Community’ is officially over

Joel McHale has confirmed that his cult comedy will not be returning for a seventh season.

A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013.

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Lawmakers to consider cyber security bill

The U.S. Senate will consider a cybersecurity bill this week that would make it easier for corporations share Americans' personal information with each other or the government.

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Idris Elba makes magazine history

The "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star can now add magazine cover model to his resumé.

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Kevin Bacon pushes for more male nudity in films

NOT SAFE FOR WORK: The "Wild Things" star is jokingly urging the men of Hollywood to demand fair treatment in films and fight for the right to get naked.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

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A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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WATCH: Miley Cyrus undercover

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Disguised as an Australian reporter, the "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker hits the street to ask people what they think of her.

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WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

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That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

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The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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‘Big Bang’ star Jim Parsons making big bank

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The TV favorite has earned an estimated $29 million in the past year,