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BEL-AIRE

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Bel-Aire Resolution Passes Unanimously, Mayor Still Opposes

Springfield Aldermen sent a strong message they want the owners of the maligned Bel-Aire Motel slapped with chronic nuisance violations, but the mayor's administration isn't reciprocating.

money

in Local

Court: Chicago Bears Owe $4.1 Million in Taxes

An Illinois appeals court says the Chicago Bears owe $4.1 million to Cook County in amusement taxes plus interest.

economy

in Local

Illinois Consumer Spending Up Dramatically

Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.

oden

in Sports

Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

jobs

in National

U.S. jobless claims fall; four-week average hits 8-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

in Election 2014, Local

Cayman Connection: Campaign Issue?

Economist: It's legal but hurts Illinois financially Rauner camp: Quinn does this, too

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in Lifestyle

Staying safe online

With the news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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in Local

Quadruple Fatal Fire Leads to Guilty Plea

Four kids died in southern Illinois

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in National

Obama to sign $16.3B veterans spending bill

President Barack Obama will sign a plan to ease health care delays at VA facilities.

willis

in Entertainment

Daughter of Bruce Willis, Demi Moore heads to rehab

Tallulah Willis is reportedly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.

tiger

in Sports

Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

pistorius

in Sports

Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

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in Local

Richland Is Ready

State issues commendation for emergency preparation

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in Music

Miley Cyrus and Lily Allen sing karaoke together

The tour mates surprised amateur singers by jumping on stage at the Sing Sing karaoke bar.

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in Local

Company Moves On after Loop Shooting

CEO's wife takes over

ritaora

in Music

Rita Ora takes aim at ex Calvin Harris in new song

The singer/actress apparently is dissing her ex in her new song, "Poison."

lupita

in Entertainment

Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong’o top ‘best dressed’ list

The Oscar-winning actresses are among the world's most glamorous, according to the annual "Vanity Fair" rankings.

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in Music

Veteran rockers, retro songs dominate Billboard charts

In a blast from the past, retro music and veteran rockers are on top of the weekly Billboard 200 album chart.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

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See which celebrities will be blowing out candles today.

in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence threatens action over nude photos

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Lawrence's representative has threatened to prosecute those behind a nude photo leak affecting dozens of A-list celebrities.

in Entertainment

Family of seriously ill Joan Rivers ‘keeping fingers crossed’

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Joan Rivers remains in serious condition after suffering cardiac arrest.

in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

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These celebrities will celebrate their birthdays on Labor Day.

in Entertainment

This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.