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New Ad Campaign Criticizes Kirk

Environmentalists are taking to television to spread the word about how much they disagree with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)

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You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

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Springfield Mass Transit District Unveils Revamped Website

The Springfield Mass Transit District has unveiled a new website that one of its creators says should help make looking for routes and departure times much easier than before.

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Two Arrested for Series of Robberies

Two people have been arrested for a series of suspected robberies in the Seven Pines Road and Gaines Mill areas.

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Teen Injured in Suspected Drive-By Shooting

A teenager was injured when police say someone started shooting.

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Alleged Toilet Paper Thief Arrested

Roderick Chester, 50, faces charges of burglary and theft.

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Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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Aerosmith star Tom Hamilton is cancer free

The bassist was diagnosed with throat and tongue cancer in 2006, but the disease returned in 2011 prompting him to seek further treatment.

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Judge: No Full Pay for State Employees During Impasse; State to Appeal

Judge Diane Joan Larsen ruled Comptroller Leslie Munger may pay only some workers who are covered under a federal law.

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Fed Judge: Keep Paying DCFS

A judge has ordered Illinois to keep funding child-protection services even though a budget isn't in place.

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Remember that time the Rolling Stones got arrested in Arkansas?

The Hall of Fame rockers were arrested for reckless driving 40 years ago but for a young deputy prosecutor the case was one to remember.

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Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.

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Pamela Anderson launches online culinary show as she preps vegan cookbook

The former "Baywatch" beauty has launched a blog featuring video tutorials on how to cook up healthy green meals.

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Steven Tyler to announce CMA Awards nominees

The nominations for the Country Music Association Awards will be announced by a country newcomer.

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Grateful Dead set Soldier Field records

The band set a ticket sales record, then immediately broke it, then broke it again.

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Crop Conditions Generally OK

Damp conditions here and there

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Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on — an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.

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Insane stunt lifts Canadian man sky high

Daniel Booria was charged with mischief after he tied more than 100 balloons to a lawn chair, strapped a parachute on his back, and set sail over the city.

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Aerosmith star Tom Hamilton is cancer free

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The bassist was diagnosed with throat and tongue cancer in 2006, but the disease returned in 2011 prompting him to seek further treatment.

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Remember that time the Rolling Stones got arrested in Arkansas?

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The Hall of Fame rockers were arrested for reckless driving 40 years ago but for a young deputy prosecutor the case was one to remember.