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Rail “Flyover” Planned Between Stanford & I-72, Though Work Still Years Away

The planning to alleviate a major freight rail traffic bottleneck is wrapping up.

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in Local

Appellate Court Agrees AFSCME Workers Owed Money

An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.

Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC
Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

in Music

Family confirms Malcolm Young battling dementia

The AC/DC rocker has been admitted to a care facility in Australia.

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in National

Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

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in Sports

MLB ready for the ‘second season’

The playoffs start tonight in Kansas City as the Royals play host to the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game.

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in Local

Boys and Girls Club Awarded Grant

Facility was close to shutting its door a few years ago

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in Weird

Man’s overpowering cologne leads to arrest

A man who tried to run from police during a high speed chase was just too smelly to hide.

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in Entertainment

Man’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s largest

Think you're a "Harry Potter" superfan? This man lives in Hogwarts heaven and has the Guinness record to prove it.

phelps

in Sports

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

The Olympic swimmer was reportedly pulled over in Maryland early on Tuesday morning.

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in Local

Man Arrested for Domestic Stabbing

A Springfield man is in jail following a stabbing early Tuesday morning on Stevenson Dr.

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in Election 2014, Local

Ill. U.S. Senate Candidates Disagree on ISIS Strategy

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says no to sending U.S. ground troops back to Iraq, but his Republican opponent in the Senate race says they shouldn’t have left in the first place.

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in Local

2014 Crop Harvest: Great Yields, Low Prices

The 2014 crop year might be best remembered as a year of great yields and short prices.

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in Local

Springfield Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Hiding Gun

A Springfield man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after admitting he tried to hide a gun used in a fatal shooting.

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in National

Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

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in Music

Ray Charles: ‘Genius’ (still) loves company

It was a decade ago that Ray Charles released his final album.

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in Music

Another ‘Midnight Rider’ official charged

The Allman Brothers biopic assistant director has been charged in connection with the death of a crew member.

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in Music

Sammy Hagar says it’s embarrassing to be a rock star

The musician wants to make fans happy but says he thinks he looks stupid being a rock star at 66.

NFL

in Sports

FCC expected to end sports TV blackout rule

A decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games could soon be a thing of the past.

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in Music

Aretha Franklin covers Adele, Tina Turner

The legend is singing "great diva classic" songs on an upcoming album.

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in Music

Black Sabbath plans one more album, tour

The rockers are planning to record their last album and embark on a final tour next year.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

in Music

How Joe Perry finally got his prized guitar back

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Strapped for cash the Aerosmith star sold his prized 1959 Les Paul guitar and it somehow ended up in Slash's hands.

in Entertainment

Toys ‘R’ Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls after protest

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If a Walter White action figure was on your Christmas list, it just got more difficult to find.