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Boehner says fixing infrastructure ‘critically important’

The top House Republican says Congress is looking at options to pay for repairs to America's highways and bridges.

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‘Birdman’ wins big at SAG Awards in march toward Oscars

The satirical film won top honors from Hollywood's actors in an important show of support for its march toward the best picture Oscar.

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‘SNL’ takes on Tom Brady and DeflateGate

The New England Patriots QB reminds people that he is not a "science computer" and had nothing to do with deflating footballs.

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Closings, canceled flights as East Coast braces for blizzard

Millions of people are in the path of a potentially historic snowfall that has shuttered schools and businesses and is already being blamed for canceled flights.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 26

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

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Logan County Rejects Windfarm Plan

Logan County Board rejected proposal for southern part of the county.

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Smoking not Cheap in Illinois in Many Ways

It's expensive to smoke in Illinois; not just cost per pack but in other ways.

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2015 Notable Deaths

A look at the notable people and celebrities we have lost this year.

Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.

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Rauner Makes Several Cabinet Appointments

The Governor's office announced the new appointments Friday.

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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

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Rauner Addresses 6-figure Salary for First Lady’s Chief of Staff

Governor calls salary competitive and says it's needed to attract top talent.

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Number of Illinois Households on Food Stamps Still Rising

State figures show the number of Illinois households on food stamps continues to rise.

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AG Madigan Blocks Lottery Termination Agreement

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has rejected a proposed agreement ending the state's contract with the private vendor that ran the Illinois Lottery.

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Langfelder’s Campaign Takes Shape

More focus on attracting business

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest and best moments in sports this week.

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‘Selma’ director DuVernay to make Katrina film

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Ava DuVernay, the director behind the Oscar-nominated MLK, Jr. biopic plans a feature film set in the time of Hurricane Katrina.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dear Kitten:’ Cats explain the Big Game

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One day a year, things get weird ... but your cats have a game plan all their own.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 27

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A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.