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Republicans Expect to Hang On to 18th Seat in Illinois

Only candidate to announce a run for Aaron Schock's seat so far is Darin LaHood.

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Rauner Stands By Right-To-Work Idea for Illinois

Governor Rauner stands by right-to-work zones in Illinois in spite of opinion issued by Lisa Madigan's office.

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Catholic Bishops Call for Bell Ringing to Mark End of Civil War

Archdiocese of Chicago officials say the plan arose out of the denomination's annual meeting.

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Eastern Ill. Lincoln Site to Commemorate 150th Death Anniversary

The presentations are scheduled for the weekend of April 10 to 12.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Earth Hour

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Illinois Observes Earth Hour This Evening

Lights out from 8:30 to 9:30 this evening.

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Illinois Receives Federal Grant to Help SNAP Recipients to Greater Self-Sufficiency

$21.9 million dollars allocated over three years to teach SNAP recipients job skills and job etiquette.

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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United Way Sees Increase in Giving

This year's annual campaign has raised more money.

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Sangamon CEO Program Touts Success

It's almost two years old, and the Sangamon CEO program says they've had more success than they could ever have imagined.

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Three Arrested in Pawnee on Meth Charges

The Sangamon County Drug Interdiction Response Team, or DIRT, is reporting some meth arrests in Pawnee.

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High Speed Internet Access

Thirty-nine percent of people in rural parts of Illinois have no access to high-speed Internet service.

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.