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8-28-15 Citizens Club

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Bringing International Business to Springfield

International business was the focus of the monthly Citizens Club discussion.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This week’s best sports shots

Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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This is one way to get a tan

It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Springfield’s Newest Postmaster Takes the Helm

Springfield's 41st postmaster has officially taken his oath of office.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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University of Illinois Fires Football Coach

The university cites preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior.

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How low will gas go?

AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Farm Progress Show in Decatur Has Neighbors

Company's coming to the Brix familiy farm near Decatur.

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Don’t Drink the Chicago River Water

High levels of bacteria from human waste at more than a dozen spots along the Chicago River.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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Pink Floyd’s flying pig set for auction

Executives at Air Artists, the firm behind the floating porky, are selling off the blow-up pig as part of a rock memorabilia sale, which will also feature items created for the Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden and AC/DC.

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in Weird

The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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in Music

Richie Sambora developing TV show

The former Bon Jovie rocker is expanding his resumé by developing a TV show for HBO.

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in Music

Slash to producer slasher film

The former Guns 'N Roses star has teamed up with horror production firm Revolver Picture Company for a new movie franchise.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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in Sports

Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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LaHood, Mellon in Second and Final Debate

LaHood, Mellon talk about ACA, Campaign Finance Reform.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.