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Dems Prepare to Blame Rauner for Overtime Session

Democratic lawmakers say if it seems like the legislature is heading for an overtime summer session, that’s on the governor.

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Illinois Economy Grows as Companies Add Jobs

The Illinois economy is growing at a rate seldom seen since the recession.

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National Park Service Plans Lincoln Commemoration

The National Park Service plans to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession from Washington, D.C., to Springfield.

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Republicans push demand for vote on Iran nuclear deal

Some lawmakers want the U.S. Congress to be allowed to vote on a nuclear agreement with Iran.

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John Legend’s ‘You Can’t Touch This’ vs. Common’s ‘All Night Long’

John Legend does such a good MC Hammer impersonation we think they might be the same guy.

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Not a whopper: Pot-bellied pig creates stir at Burger King

The restaurant just happened to running a two-for-$4 special on bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 6

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

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Jobe Votes “No” to Support His Boss, Gov. Rauner

He did it once, but Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe says he won't do it again.

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Today in entertainment history: April 6

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Badgers, Blue Devils head to Finals

Wisconsin stunned Kentucky, ending a 38-win streak while Duke easily handled Michigan State.

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PHOTOS: Duke dismantles Spartans to head to Finals

The Blue Devils beat Michigan State 81-61 to reach the Finals.

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PHOTOS: Wisconsin ends Kentucky’s streak to reach Finals

The Badgers bounced the Wildcats out of title contention with a stunning 71-64 win.

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Obesity Down in Illinois’ Third Graders

Numbers down slightly from 10 years ago.

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State Lawmaker Wants to Police to Have More and Better Training on Dealing with Mentally Ill

The bill has already passed in the House Human Services Committee

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Service Providers Fret About Monday After Rauner Cuts Grants

Governor's office says he would rather make cuts than to increase taxes or borrow.

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in Viral Videos

13 creepy Easter Bunny photos

We don't know if we'd take candy from these rabbits.

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in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

A look back at some of the biggest headlines in Hollywood history.

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Lawmakers Urged to Add ALD to Newborn Screenings

Disease could be caught early and cured with newborn screenings and stem cell therapy.

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Sandra Bullock’s son has no idea his mom is a superstar

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Five-year-old Louis doesn't know his mom is an international movie star.

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Nonsense karaoke with Chris Pratt and Jimmy Fallon

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The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star takes on the "Tonight Show" host in a battle of who can best butcher a song.

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Hundreds of cinemas refuse to show ‘Avengers’ film

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Theaters in Germany are refusing to show the much-anticipated sequel in a dispute with Disney.

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Judge rules Pink is appropriate for kids

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A judge rejected a complaint from a father who says his ex-wife abused her parental discretion by taking their daughter to a Pink concert.

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Mavis Staples broke down during documentary filming

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"Mavis!" details the star's rise to fame as a member of her family group the Staple Singers and her work during the Civil Rights Movement.