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worldcup

April 24, 2014 in Sports

World Cup to kick up prices in inflation-weary Brazil

As if unfinished stadiums and crowded airports weren't enough, the World Cup will give Brazilian policymakers another headache.

Airplane

April 24, 2014 in National

Teen survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well

A boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner as it traveled from California to Hawaii.

hotdog

April 24, 2014 in Lifestyle, National

Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

nina

April 24, 2014 in Weird

Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

sager

April 24, 2014 in Sports, Viral Videos

Ailing Craig Sager’s son fills on NBA sidelines

WATCH: Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has a message for the longtime NBA sideline reporter.

justinbieber

April 24, 2014 in Music, Weird

White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

miley-cyrus

April 24, 2014 in Music

Miley Cyrus postpones rest of U.S. tour

The singer will put the rest of her stateside tour on hold while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics.

jailbreak

April 24, 2014 in Local

Jailbreak in Bond County

Missing since Friday night

queen

April 24, 2014 in Entertainment, World

Queen Elizabeth II marks 88th brithday

The royal marks her 88th birthday with a black and white portrait.

lakers

April 24, 2014 in Sports, Viral Videos

The year’s best dunks

The NBA playoffs are underway, let's take a look back at the season's most impressive dunks.

lebron

April 24, 2014 in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Champs open NBA playoff three-peat run with win, "Hurrican" Carter has died, and more.

bike plan

April 24, 2014 in Local

Illinois Promotes Bikes as Transportation

New Bike Transportation Plan rolls out

blackhawks

April 24, 2014 in Sports

Blackhaws’ Seabrook suspended for 3 games

Defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended by the National Hockey League for a violent hit to the head on St. Louis Blues David Backes.

marathon

April 24, 2014 in National

Boston Marathon looks to set race records

More than 36,000 will run in the 118th Boston Marathon, putting the world-renown race back in the spotlight after it was marred by last year's bombing attack.

obamacare

April 24, 2014 in National

Obamacare enrollees encouraged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

Americans with accounts on HealthCare.gov are advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed" bug.

police_lights

April 24, 2014 in Local

Five Kids Wounded in Drive-by Shooting

Chicago's Greater Grand Crossing is the scene

olsen

April 24, 2014 in Entertainment

CHILD STARS: Then & Now

We practically watched these kids grow up each week on our TVs, but would you recognize them now?

policetape

April 24, 2014 in Local

Corrections Officer and Cop, Husband and Wife, Dead

Murder-suicide suspected

police_tape

April 24, 2014 in Local

Fiery Crash Kills Two in Champaign County

Victims were from Indianapolis

dnr

April 24, 2014 in Local

State Helps Local Park Districts

Mattoon, Minier, Mount Vernon among the recipients

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