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Financial advisers focus on cyber security

Fraudulent emails from hackers used to be obvious, full of misspellings and bad grammar. Now cyber crooks are even sounding like their victims as they try to trick financial advisers into wiring money from clients' accounts.

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Plans for Third Springfield Schnuck’s Store Delayed

Schnuck's would not be building on the east side near JC Penney's for at least a year or more

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 13

A look at the news that made Hollywood history.

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Madigan Files Suit Against Pillsbury Mills Owners, Demolition Company

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has stepped in regarding the alleged improper disposal of asbestos during demolition at the former Pillsbury Mills site.

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise talks with university President Timothy Killeen in the provost's office at the Swanlund Administration Building in Champaign, Ill. Wise said Thursday. Aug. 6, 2015, that she is resigning, citing a range of "external issues" she says have become a distraction for the school. Her resignation is effective Aug. 12. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, John Dixon, file) MANDATORY CREDIT

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U of I to Dismiss Wise, Panel Rejects $400k Bonus

President Timothy Killeen says he intends to offer her a faculty position in which she would report directly to him.

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Officials: At Least 7 Dead In China Port Explosions

Huge explosions sparked at a warehouse for dangerous material in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin have killed at least seven people and injured hundreds, officials and state media outlets said Thursday.

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Decatur, Springfield Near Top of “Highest Real Minimum Wage” List

More evidence the cost of living in Springfield and parts of central Illinois isn't that bad.

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City to Commission Members: Pay Up, or Get Kicked Out

Aldermen will consider making every city commission member get city-owed debts worked out.

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USDA Declares Most Illinois Counties Disaster Areas

The USDA says farmers in the eligible counties have eight months to apply for loans.

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House Passes Federal Spending Bill Without State Money

Illinois House Democrats have relented and sent Gov. Bruce Rauner a federal spending plan that doesn't include state dollars.

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These subscription services won’t save you money

Find out which life essentials are worth getting delivered to your door and which you should grab in stores.

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Police Arrest Two in Unrelated Shooting Investigations

Springfield Police say two people are in custody following two unrelated shooting incidents.

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Refinery Outage in NW Indiana Sends Gas Prices Soaring

Some Springfield stations jumped 50 cents in the last two days.

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Word Blurt with Kristen Stewart

The "Twilight" star plays a ridiculous word association game with Jimmy Fallon.

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U of I Names Interim Chancellor for Urbana-Champaign Campus

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen has named Barbara J. Wilson, dean of the school's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as interim chancellor in Urbana-Champaign.

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‘The Notebook’ set for TV adaption

The romantic drama, which was released in 2004, was based on author Nicholas Sparks' bestselling 1996 novel of the same name, and now he is developing the story for a TV series.

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Judge briefed on Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension settlement talks

The NFL and the players union met with a judge on the status of settlement talks in their dispute over New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension.

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Watch Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins dominate the drums in high school band battle

Before he was a famous rock star, in 1987 Taylor Hawkins was just another guy playing the drums in a high school band competition.

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Led Zeppelin has 3 out of the top 15 albums

Three albums currently in the top 15 of the Billboard 200 album chart were released nearly a decade before Taylor Swift was even born.

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Johnny Depp to perform concerts with Alice Cooper, Joe Perry

The actor is set to perform live with Hollywood Vampires.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

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The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

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Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

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The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.