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“We’ll Be Back”

Boundaries won't be drawn any time soon

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Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Military Families

Red tape for school registrations streamlined

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State VA Centers Grapple with Influx of Women

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs says it's able to handle the surge of female vets.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Quinn Vetos Bill Placing Limits FOIA

Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed legislation that would’ve made it more difficult for members of the public to obtain large…

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 Vows to Keep Working for Term Limits

GOP candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says he'll keep working to get term limits on the November ballot even though it was overruled in court. Rauner also denied any wrongdoing for pulling strings to get his daughter in to a selective enrollment Chicago high school.

Governor Quinn Signs Historic Pension Reform

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Quinn Expected to Sign Budget Monday

Gov. Pat Quinn has through Monday to act on the state’s budget. Quinn is expected to sign the $35.7 billion…

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Amy Adams gives first class plane seat to soldier

The Oscar-winner attempted to quietly swap seats with the soldier, but Twitter had other plans.

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Dr. Dre stopped son from playing him in N.W.A. biopic

Rap mogul Dr. Dre halted plans for his son to portray him on the big screen in N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton."

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Making headlines this week

The headlines you might have missed and the stories you want to remember.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Durbin: Illinois GOP Hits New Low With Phony Press Release

Another strange twist in the guv campaign

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May Numbers Indicate Glimmer of Hope for Job-Seekers

Springfield rate drops by nearly 1% from last year

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Judge Says No to Term Limits, Mapmaking Initiatives

A Cook County judge has ruled that signature-driven ballot measures calling for legislative term limits and a new political redistricting process can't appear on the November ballot.

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Pension Ruling May Come Next Year

A ruling on whether Illinois' pension overhaul law is constitutional could be delayed until next year.

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Shia LeBeouf pleads not guilty in ‘Cabaret’ disturbance

The actor's arrest comes after months of increasingly bizarre behavior which has sparked fears for his well-being.

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Gabourey Sidibe could portray Nell Carter in biopic

The "Precious" star is the frontrunner to portray the late "Gimme a Break!" singer/actress.

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Pride: Rauner Is an Enemy of Same-Sex Marriage

Rep: Rauner would have us going backward.

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Daft Punk documentary in the works

Will the French dance duo finally take off their signature robot masks?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dancing Grandpa is the best Grandpa

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This man might need two canes to walk, but he doesn't need any help to dance!

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Batman Day honors 75 years of the Dark Knight

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DC Comics will celebrate 75 years of Gotham's top crime-fighter today.

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Today in entertainment history: July 23

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Stay Puft Marshmallow Man ruins your favorite movie

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Again, the internet proved it's awesomeness with #AddAPuftRuinAMovie. These are some of our favorites!

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Sam Smith’s inspiration? Unrequited love

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The chart-topping debut album, "In The Lonely Hour," is a reflection of a love that wasn't reciprocated.