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Helicopter Crashes in Western Illinois

A helicopter pilot was taken to a Peoria hospital in critical condition after his aircraft crashed into a soybean field.

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Illinois, Missouri Jeep Owners File Lawsuit

Fiat Chrysler has since recalled 1.4 million Jeeps.

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Food was pretty inexpensive last month

Global food prices sank to their lowest in almost six years in July, as sharp drops in the value of dairy products and vegetable oils overwhelmed increases in sugar and cereals.

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in Sports

Yankees manager Joe Girardi shows off his new app

"Portalball" is a virtual reality sci-fi baseball game you can play on your phone.

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Rauner Slams AFSCME, Calls Union Requests Unreasonable

Negotiations between the governor and the state's largest public employee union are getting hot – and public.

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Businesses can now send you private Facebook messages

Facebook Inc rolled out features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.

In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2014, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The Smithsonian Institution is mounting a major showcase of African-American art and African art together in a new exhibit featuring the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby. More than 60 rarely seen African-American artworks from the Cosby collection will join 100 pieces of African art at the National Museum of African Art. The exhibit “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” opens Sunday and will be on view through early 2016.

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Cosby ordered to give deposition in sexual abuse lawsuit

Bill Cosby has been ordered to give a sworn deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the comedian of plying her with alcohol and sexually abusing her when she was just 15.

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Police fatally shoot ax-wielding man at Nashville movie theater

A man with a history of mental health issues who wielded an ax and a pellet gun at a Nashville-area movie theater was shot dead by police on Wednesday, authorities said.

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NFL will allow athletic trainers to stop play

The National Football League announced that beginning with this season, a third party athletic trainer will be able to stop play if they spot an injury on the field.

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in Music

Mariah Carey gets the ‘star’ treatment

The R&B hitmaker received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where it was also announced that she will appear on the hit Fox series "Empire."

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PREVIEW: 2015 Bridgestone Invitational

John Swantek and Kelly Hawkins take an in-depth look at the 2015 Bridgestone Invitational being held at Firestone Country Club.

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U.S. officials assure Congress on Iran sanctions ‘snapbacks’

Obama administration officials told lawmakers on Wednesday that sanctions relief under the Iran nuclear deal will not be allowed to be used to bankroll terrorism and said the sanctions can be "snapped back" quickly if Tehran violates the agreement.

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Trump at center stage as Republicans square off in first debate

The top 10 leading Republican presidential candidates look for a break-out moment at their first debate on the road to the November 2016 election.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 6.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Aug. 6

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Viral Videos

Pros and Cons of watching the Republican debate

The first GOP debate is tonight in a prime-time battle among the top 10 candidates, but will you tune in?

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in Entertainment

Stewart steps away from comedy gold as U.S. election heats up

Jon Stewart steps down from "The Daily Show" today after 16 years of biting political and media satire.

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Georgia man nearly makes the biggest mistake of his life

A north Georgia man has recovered $10,000 worth of lottery tickets he had thrown away in the trash.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 6

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

8-6-15 Let's Go Mungering

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Munger Talks Budget, Unpaid Bills at Springfield Agency

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger says Governor Bruce rauner may share some blame in the state budget impasse.

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10 of the most memorable MTV Video Music Awards moments

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Since debuting in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards have prided themselves on being a stage for all things hip - and often - controversial.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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

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

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This is one way to get a tan

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

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

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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.