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Central Illinois Foodbank to Add Geothermal Heating/Cooling

The Central Illinois Foodbank is going greener.

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Palazzolo Slams CWLP for Fee Increase Proposal

He says asking customers for more money is the wrong way to go, especially if the utility wants to attract new customers.


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District 186 Administrative Offices Burglarized

Springfield Police are looking for clues as to who tried to burglarize Springfield Public Schools' administrative offices.


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Inmate Escapes from Vandalia Prison

An inmate escaped Tuesday afternoon from a prison in Vandalia.


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‘Frozen’ princess promises to be hot holiday item

Snow Glow Elsa is one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the Christmas season.


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Former IDPH Administrator Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Filing False Returns

A former Illinois Department of Public Health Administrator has pleaded guilty to bribery, kickbacks, and filing false income tax returns.

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Christie Returns, Stumps for Rauner in Chicago

The leader of the Republican Governors’ Association considers the governor’s race in Illinois the most important in the country.


in Viral Videos

Who is smarter – N.Y. or L.A.?

If we're judging by this video alone, we're going to go with neither.


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St. John’s Children’s Hospital Director Arrested, Charged

The head of St. John's Hospital's Women's and Children's center has been arrested, accused of stealing more than $500,000.


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Last Railroad Tracks Between Chicago & St. Louis Replaced

The train tracks on the Amtrak route between St. Louis and Chicago now have all been replaced.


in Music

Dr. Dre is king of hip hop with $620M in earnings

The veteran rapper and producer tops the list as the highest paid hip hop artist, ousting Sean "Diddy" Combs from the top spot.


in Sports

Super Bowl gets LED lighting upgrade

When the big game kicks off next year it will be played under new lighting.


in Viral Videos

WATCH: Skateboarding in 5,001 balloons

These skateboarders have skills!


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American Girl, Rubik’s Cube among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

They face off against My Little Pony, the Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other childhood favorites.


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U.S., Arab allies launch first strikes in Syria

The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.


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CDC: Ebola cases could hit 1.4M by early next year

Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.


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Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.


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Experts Predict Vibrant Fall Colors in Illinois

Fall tree colors are expected to be vibrant in Illinois this year due to spring and summer weather.


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Pedestrian Hit, Killed on South 6th Street

A man is dead following an accident on south 6th street near Stevenson Drive early Tuesday morning.

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

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Rauner: I’m Better Than Quinn for Black Business

Says he hired many African-Americans when he ran GTCR

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One Direction’s new video stars a chimp and Danny DeVito


The pop stars will release the music video tomorrow for their latest single "Steal My Girl" and it looks ... interesting.

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Sam Smith, Mary J. Blige to perform at AMAs


The breakthrough newcomers 5 Seconds of Summer will also take the stage at next month's American Music Awards.

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‘Dukes of Hazard’ recording Christmas album


Good ol' boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have teamed up to record a new holiday album.

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Hilary Swank, Miranda Lambert to front ‘Dog-a-Thon’


LeAnn Rimes, Betty White, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Duhamel, and Kesha are among those set to appear on a "Dog-a-Thon."

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Lady Gaga has everything – even a ‘batcave’


The "Born This Way" hitmaker paid $23 million for a Mediterranean-style villa with an underground area similar to the "Batcave."