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in Sports

Prigioni: U.S. vulnerable without big names

The United States will be missing its biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept. 14 basketball World Cup.

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in Local

Another Good Week for Illinois Crops

Many soybean farmers could use another rain or two

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in Local

Gill: School Bells Rang and the First Day in Springfield Ran Smoothly

By most accounts, another school year in Springfield got underway without major problems

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in Local

U.S. Sen. Kirk Worries About MO National Guard Deployment

Diversity in the police force may help Illinois cities avoid violent protests like those happening in a St. Louis suburb, according to U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.).

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in Local

Human Remains Found in Rochester Identified

Circumstances surrounding the disappearance and death continue

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in Local

West Chicago Man Dies in I-55 Accident Near Atlanta

A 30 year old suburban Chicago man is dead following a single-car crash about a half hour north of Springfield.

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in Local

Your Garden Bounty Doesn’t Need to Go to Waste

New study puts a face on area hunger

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in Weird

Sweet job: England seeks ‘choc doc’ to study candy

Cambridge University is looking for a doctor of chocolate.

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in Lifestyle

Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems

A 10-year analysis finds U.S. children's mental and developmental problems are on the rise.

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in Lifestyle

App puts fitness fans through short, sharp workouts

Recent studies suggest even short bouts of exercise can have positive health effects.

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in Local

Schnucks Reaches Potential Settlement in 2012/2013 Security Breach

A tentative settlement has been reached between Schnucks and credit or debit card users that may have been affected by a months-long security breach.

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in National

Autopsy shows Ferguson police shot unarmed teen 6 times

Details surrounding the shooting remain unclear, and federal and local officials have yet to release their own reports.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Mr. T ‘pities’ criminals as he awaits jury duty

WATCH: The star of "The A-Team" sported his trademark mohawk and greeted fans as he waited to be called for jury duty.

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in National

Hackers steal data of millions of hospital patients nationwide

Hackers have attacked the records of Community Health, which has 206 hospitals in 29 states.

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in Sports

Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem.

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in National

Former Vermont U.S. Sen. Jeffords dies at 80

The former senator who, in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, has died.

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in Local

Advice for Activists and Local Governments

If you’re interested in your local government, a group that helps people like you has some advice

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in Local

Blago Pay-to-Play Lawsuit Reinstated

Circuit court says suit filed by casinos may be reinstated

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in Music

Robin Thicke says he was high during ‘Blurred Lines’ breakout year

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The R&B singer says he was high on painkillers and alcohol for most of 2013 when "Blurred Lines" became a hit.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 16

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

in Music

BeyoncĂ© and Jay Z star in ‘Bang Bang’ triology

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The couple released the first part of a short film series, with more episodes to come this week.

in Entertainment, Weird

Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

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The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.

in Music, Entertainment

Gene Simmons launching music reality show

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The new show will pit bands against each other with Simmons deciding their fates.