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April 25, 2014 in National

10 for today: Monday, March 31

A look at the news making headlines today, Monday, March 31.


April 25, 2014 in National

Yellowstone rattled by largest earthquake in 34 years

Yellowstone National Park was struck by the biggest recorded earthquake there since February 1980.


April 25, 2014 in Sports

Old baseball cards get ‘vandalized’

In honor of Major League Baseball's opening day, our favorite tweets from the Baseball Card Vandals.


April 25, 2014 in Local

Lincoln’s Tomb Re-Opens

Repairs anticipate assassination's 150th anniversary


April 25, 2014 in Local

DNR Announces Fire Season

A help to the landscape, DNR says


April 25, 2014 in Local

For Many, Retirement Savings Is out of Fashion

Investment experts urge legislation


April 25, 2014 in Local

Survey Says: Tax the Gamblers, Not Us

Gambling expansion proposal could be considered this year


April 25, 2014 in Local

It’s Transparency or Bust

Sunshine is the best disinfectant, somebody said


April 25, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 31

A look back at Hollywood's headlines.


April 24, 2014 in Local

Quinn: Cesar Chavez honored

Governor Pat Quinn honors life of Union Activist Monday with Cesar Chavez Day


April 24, 2014 in Local

Union Athletes: Labor Relations Board Challenged

Board deciding on whether college athletes unionize under scrutiny of Supreme Court


April 24, 2014 in Local

Legislation: Forced Pensions For Private Businesses

Legislation would force private businesses to enroll employees in retirement plan

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AG: Springfield BOE Violated Open Meetings Act

The Attorney General says the Springfield School Board violated the Open Meetings Act when it discussed the demolition of Enos School over the summer.


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Quinn Unfazed by Pension Report

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t too concerned about a report that says the pension reform law won’t save as much as originally promised.


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Rep. Farnham’s Replacement to be Sworn In Sunday

Democratic Party officials say a replacement for state Rep. Keith Farnham will be chosen this weekend.


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Former DNR Director to Repay $7,200 in Mileage

An improper mileage reimbursement is the latest in a series of missteps for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources this year.

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East Side Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured

One man is dead and another remains in critical condition at Memorial Medical Center after a shooting late Friday afternoon on Springfield's east side.


Tuesday in Local

US Knights Captain: “Its the Real Deal”

Knights in armor take to the battlefield at the Fairgrounds Saturday


Tuesday in National

N.J. port authority head resigns amid ‘Bridgegate’ scandal

The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson, has resigned his position.


Tuesday in National

Washington state mudslide death toll expected to soar

Officials said the death toll from a huge mudslide in rural Washington state is likely to rise sharply.

Recent Headlines

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William Hurt exits George Allman biopic


The actor has pulled out of "Midnight Rider," two months after a camera assistant died while filming a scene.

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Rick Springfield embarking on solo tour


The "Jessie's Girl" hitmaker will head to his native Australia for a tour.

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Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o named ‘most beautiful’


The actress was named as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by "People" magazine.