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Online video stars mobilize for net neutrality

Online personalities are advocating for equal treatment of Internet traffic.

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Cowboys still the NFL’s ‘most valuable’

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team for an eighth consecutive year.

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in Music, Sports

Katy Perry, Coldplay frontrunners for Super Bowl halftime

The artists are among those being considered to perform for the halftime show of the NFL's biggest game.

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Fair Time in Du Quoin

Now that the fair’s over, it’s time for the fair. Illinois has two state fairs: the Illinois State Fair, which…

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Mickelson sets sights on Olympic campaign

Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson has set his sights on a campaign to realize a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics.

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From ‘Breaking Bad’ to ‘Barely Legal Pawn’

WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

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in Election 2014, Local

One Last Chance for Term Limit Amendment

State Supreme Court must act quickly if November ballot is to include referendum

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Blood Center Opens New Lab, Administrative Center

CICBC unveils its new headquarters

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Durbin Pushing for Safer Rail Tankers

The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking to enact stricter safety regulations on trains carrying crude oil and ethanol

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Robin Williams musical tribute: ‘Seize the Day’

Robin Williams' best films are remixed and set to music in this awesome Melodysheep tribute.

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Defending champ Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will seek to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year.

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Judge rules Shakira’s hit ‘Loca’ was a rip-off

A federal judge has found the 2010 song by the Colombian pop star copied a Dominican songwriter’s work.

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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Obama: Beheading ‘shocked the conscience’ of the world

The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.

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in Election 2014, Local

Gubernatorial Debates Set; No Springfield Plans

Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will appear together at three traditional debates before November -- but not in the state capital.

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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

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More Shootings on Springfield’s East Side

Another night, another couple of shootings

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All hostages freed in overnight Chicago-area standoff

Two suspects have been arrested after holding eight people - including six children - hostage for nearly 24 hours.

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Travel Advisory…Heavy Rains Close Some Roads

Heavy rains close some roads in Springfield

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So you think you can shock? Prizes take backseat at VMAs

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As Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards ceremony looms, there is stiff competition to deliver the show's next most outrageous stunt.

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Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J to open VMAs

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The trio will debut their new song, "Bang Bang," which will be available online immediately after the performance.

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Nicki Minaj shatters video record with ‘Anaconda’

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The racy new video is racking up the views.

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CHART TOPPERS: 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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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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