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It’s ‘ridiculous:’ Kmart beefs up layaway, eyeing even earlier holiday shopping

It's only September but things are already beginning to look a lot like Christmas.


in National

U.S. job openings soar to record high of 5.8 million

The Labor Department says job openings soared 8 percent to 5.75 million, the most since records began in 2000.


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Sept. 10.


in National, World

House clears three Iran deal-related bills for debate

One of the three measures is a resolution finding that President Barack Obama has not complied with the Iran nuclear review act, the second is a motion of approval of the nuclear deal and the third would seek to suspend Obama's right to waive sanctions.


in National

Candidates slam Common Core, but education standards take root

Since they were adopted by 46 states five years ago, the Common Core standards have become a symbol of Big Government overreach for conservatives.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 10

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


in Viral Videos

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in Weird

The 90 degree snow day

School's out for ... a snow day in summer?


in Local

Election Day Is Here

LaHood, Mellon are on ballot


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 10

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


in Local

Another Piece of Patchwork

Lottery prizes are among the expenditures


in Local

Lawmakers Override Heroin Veto

Bipartisan support


in Local

Andrea Zopp Outlines U.S. Senate Campaign

Zopp is the only declared challenger to U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Hoffman Estates).

Top 10 Cities for Tech Workers

in Local

Springfield Again Named “Top Tech City” says Springfield is number three on their list of "Top 10 Cities to Work in Tech."


in Local

Munger: Budget Backlog to Reach $8.5 Billion by December

No state budget equals an ever-increasing stack of unpaid bills.


in Local

Mayor Wants City-Wide Aggressive Panhandling Ordinance

Langfelder says aggressive panhandlers is a focus, since that part wasn't declared illegal, and with that, is just how close a panhandler can get to you.

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in Local

U of I Enrollment Near All-Time Records

The flagship campus of the U of I has its second highest enrollment in school history.


in Local

Lottery Winners File Suit Against State

Two winners have filed a federal lawsuit against the Illinois Lottery, which stopped paying out large prizes because there's no state budget.


in National

Poll: Americans concerned most over China’s economic power

A new survey finds that China's economic muscle remains a bigger concern for Americans than security threats posed by cyberattacks and the Asian nation's growing military power.


in Local

Quincy Legionnaires’ Death Toll Now 10

The death toll in Quincy from Legionnaires' Disease now stands at ten people.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Veteran cast can’t save ‘The Martian’


It has all the earmarks of a blockbuster, but still can't shake the feeling of missed opportunity.

in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in October


Get your remotes ready for a binge-worthy weekend of new movies and TV shows.

in Music

Rolling Stones get their own Cuervo bottle


The tequila maker is paying tribute to the rockers and their 1972 North American tour.