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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

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Will New Economic Development Effort Be “Open?”

Gov. Bruce Rauner confirms the new private economic development corporation for the state won't be subject to the same transparency requirements as government agencies.

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Honda, Mazda issue recalls

Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

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TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

Cord-cutters beware: You might have to wait longer for new TV.

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Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

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State Owes Springfield Hospitals Millions

The state owes $76 million to the city's two major hospitals for treatment of workers on state health plans.

Denver Broncos’ head coach Gary Kubiak, right, reacts after getting soaked with a sports drink by Von Miller (58) after their win against the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Party like it’s 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos will board fire trucks and roll slowly through the crowd-lined streets of the Mile High City to celebrate winning the Super Bowl.

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1 day ago in Music

Peter Cetera turns down Chicago Hall of Fame induction

Cetera quit the band in 1985 but fans were hoping for a reunion this spring.

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Billy Gibbons starring in reality TV series

The ZZ Top star is headed to TV in a series about restoring classic cars.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Orange is the New Black’ star sues NYC

Taryn Manning is suing the city of New York, accusing police officers of wrongfully arresting her in 2014.

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

1 day ago in Entertainment, Sports

Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

Members of the Denver Broncos hold the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

1 day ago in Sports

Nearly 112 million watch Super Bowl 50 on TV, below record

Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in U.S. history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings data showed.

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1 day ago in Music, Weird

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

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Rubio needs strong New Hampshire showing to rebut debate critics

A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

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1 day ago in National

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

The budget for the fiscal year beginning on Oct. 1 is largely a political document and is unlikely to be passed by the Republican-controlled Congress.

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1 day ago in Local

Senate Democrat Hopefuls Joust

First joint appearance for Duckworth, Harris, Zopp

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1 day ago in National

National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack

The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.

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1 day ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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1 day ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 9

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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1 day ago in Weird

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 9

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

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Johnny Depp wigs out as Donald Trump in spoof biopic

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The Hollywood actor dons a Trump-style hairpiece to lampoon the presidential hopeful in the 50-minute comedy for Funny or Die alongside a star-studded cast including Alfred Molina, Henry Winkle

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Another ‘Harry Potter’ book in the works

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Fans will have the chance to read another installment in J.K. Rowling's wizard series when her new play is published as a book.

6 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

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Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Shkreli refused to testify before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Shkreli has bragged that he had no plans to listen to the album, but bought it to "keep it from the people."