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3 weeks ago in Local

CWLP Tries to Sell Change in Surcharges

City Water Light and Power is trying to make its case again for what aldermen say is taking promised savings away from customers.

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3 weeks ago in Local

House Spending Bill Unlikely to Pass

Not enough votes to override a veto

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 13

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

3 weeks ago in Local

“His Plan from the Very Beginning”

Madigan launches on Rauner

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3 weeks ago in Local

Illinoisan Dies from Bacterial Infection

A death in Illinois has been linked to the same strain of bacteria that has caused an unprecedented outbreak of infection in Wisconsin and one case in Michigan.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Home Sales Increase

After a sluggish start to the year, Springfield-area home sales are starting to pick back up.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Health Care Workers Say They Need Raise

Lawmakers and advocates say workers who care for developmentally disabled residents should get a pay raise to comply with a federal court order.

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3 weeks ago in Local

It’s Big News When They Meet

Governor and four leaders at 2:30 p.m.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Facebook’s next frontier: Chatbots, live video

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it will begin allowing developers to build chatbots inside its Messsenger app that will enable users to communicate with businesses one-on-one in its latest efforts to dominate enterprise transactions and customer service.

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3 weeks ago in National

Senate Judiciary chairman Grassley tells Garland no hearings

Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court selection, failed to persuade Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley during a private meeting on Tuesday to hold confirmation hearings on his nomination.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Star Trek Beyond’ to pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

The latest installment of the sci-fi franchise will include a tribute to legendary actor who portrayed Dr. Spock.

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3 weeks ago in Local

The Future for Taxpayers

Just what kind of new taxes could be in Illinois taxpayers’ future?

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3 weeks ago in Local

Gov Releases Education Funding Breakdown

Gov. Bruce Rauner has released figures breaking down how much each Illinois school district would receive next year under his education funding plan.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

U of I Reaches Athletic-Related Settlements

The University of Illinois has announced a pair of settlements involving former female basketball players who sued the school and its former football coach, Tim Beckman.

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A ‘Captain America: Civil War’ version of the presidential election

There are some interesting parallels between the presidential election and the highly-anticipated comic book movie.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Hearing Held on Vaccine Exemptions

llinois health officials have proposed new rules requiring parents who oppose vaccinating their children based on religious reasons to provide a special document to schools and child care facilities each year.

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ISU Planetarium Gets Upgrate

The planetarium at Illinois State University has upgraded its decades-old video projection system.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Adele has best-selling album as global music revenue rises

The British singer's "25" sold 17.4 million copies — five times more than the runner up.

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Rihanna ties Beatles chart record

The R&B beauty's 14th Billboard Hot 100 leader, "Work," has landed an eighth week on top, putting her 20 weeks behind number one queen Mariah Carey.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Notorious B.I.G. hologram heading out on tour

The rap icon is finding life after death in hologram form.

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9 hours ago in Music

Taylor Swift is laughing all the way to the bank

Singer Taylor Swift performs during her "1989" world tour at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Friday, July 10, 2015. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The "Shake It Off" star has earned $73.5 million from album sales, streaming and publishing revenue and her 1989 world tour - almost double the fortune amassed by country star Kenny Chesney, who is a distant second.

10 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

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Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

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The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

16 hours ago in Music

Kelly Rowland glad she waited to have children

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The R&B star is thankful she didn't rush into motherhood because she may never have found her "amazing" husband Tim Witherspoon.

16 hours ago in Music

‘You can’t always get what you want,’ Stones tell Trump

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The Rolling Stones told Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop using the band's music for his campaign after artists such as Adele and R.E.M. made the same request.