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Victory, Possible Defeat for District 186 Finances

The Springfield Public School District, like many districts in Illinois, has faced its fair share of budget challenges over the past few years -- but for now there's at least a small victory.

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in Sports

Struggling Magic fire head coach Vaughn

The Orlando Magic have fired head coach Jacque Vaughn on the heels of their 10th consecutive loss.

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in Local

Police Seeking Tips on Springfield Area Credit Card Thefts

Police are trying to track down people they suspect are stealing credit card numbers and using them locally.

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in Local

Minimum Wage Bill Increase Passes Full Senate

The Illinois Senate has approved a plan to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 per hour by 2019.

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in Local

Measles Cluster in Suburban Chicago Under Investigation

Public health officials say they are investigating a cluster of measles cases in suburban Chicago.

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in National

Pope Francis to speak to Congress, making history

He will address Congress on Sept. 24, marking the first time a pope has delivered such a speech.

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in Local

Governor Wants Less Money in Illinois Politics

Gov. Bruce Rauner is for less money in politics.

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in Local

Bipartisan Dislike for Rauner’s State of the State Address

Legislators from both parties found things to dislike about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address.

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in Local

FutureGen’s Federal Funding Ends; State Leaders React

Two Illinois leaders are speaking out against the recent decision to end federal funding for FutureGen, the clean-coal project in Meredosia.

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in Entertainment

Bruce Jenner told the Kardashians he is transgender, sources say

The 65-year-old former decathlete will reportedly star in an upcoming reality series documenting his transition.

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

in Music

The Grammys are going to be full of collaborations

Beyoncé is teaming up with John Legend, Paul McCartney is paired with Kanye West, and Tom Jones plans a duet with Jessie J.

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in Weird

Pigeon ‘pageant’ is literally for the birds

Most city dwellers don't think of pigeons as things of beauty but at this show they get some love.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Feb. 5. HAWKS BOUNCE BACK, BEAT WIZARDS…

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in National

Obamacare demand ramping up

Consumers could have been enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act since Nov. 15.

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in Sports

Colts linebacker Jackson arrested for assault

D'Qwell Jackson, whose interception in the AFC title game triggered the "Deflategate" controversy, was arrested after getting into a fight over a parking space.

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in National

Top doc says medical marijuana can be helpful

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said preliminary data shows marijuana can be helpful in certain conditions.

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in National

FCC reveals latest net neutrality proposal

The proposal would treat Internet service providers more like public utilities.

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in National, World

Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane…

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in Entertainment

Johnny Depp is a married man

The movie star and his now-wife Amber Heard exchanged vows at their home in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment: March 4

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

in Music

Apollo to mark Billie Holiday’s birthday

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The legendary jazz and blues singer will be inducted into the Apollo Walk of Fame on April 6.

in Music

Lars Ulrich celebrates final days as a bachelor

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The Metallica rocker celebrated his upcoming wedding with Bradley Cooper, Sir Ian McKellen, and his bandmates.