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Earth Hour

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Illinois Observes Earth Hour This Evening

Lights out from 8:30 to 9:30 this evening.

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Illinois Receives Federal Grant to Help SNAP Recipients to Greater Self-Sufficiency

$21.9 million dollars allocated over three years to teach SNAP recipients job skills and job etiquette.

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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United Way Sees Increase in Giving

This year's annual campaign has raised more money.

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Sangamon CEO Program Touts Success

It's almost two years old, and the Sangamon CEO program says they've had more success than they could ever have imagined.

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Three Arrested in Pawnee on Meth Charges

The Sangamon County Drug Interdiction Response Team, or DIRT, is reporting some meth arrests in Pawnee.

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High Speed Internet Access

Thirty-nine percent of people in rural parts of Illinois have no access to high-speed Internet service.

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.

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Reid Supports Schumer, Not Durbin, For Senate Minority Leader

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is praising Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid as "one of the ablest leaders of the Senate Democratic caucus in modern history.''

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Kirk, Durbin Back Changes to Disaster Declaration Process

The measure has been introduced twice previously without success.

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008.

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Coyotes broadcaster charged with assault in casino fight

Nick Boynton, an Arizona Coyotes broadcaster and former NHL defensemen, faces charges after biting an officer at a Buffalo casino.

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KISS to star in new ‘Scooby-Doo’ movie

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Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer have voiced themselves in the animated project.

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Record Store Day celebrates all things indie

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Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music stores across America.

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts its 30th class

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Green Day, Joan Jett, Lou Reed, Ringo Starr and others will be welcomed as the 2015 inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.