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PHOTOS: Soccer’s saddest fans

Fans across Brazil are shocked and saddened by their team's disappointing 7-1 loss to Germany.

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Aldermen Decry Potential NJPA Agreement

The City of Springfield once again wants to purchase something without getting local bids. Some aldermen are saying, here we go again.

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Sangamon County Honors Purple Heart Recipients

Board members unanimously passed a resolution making the county only the second in the state

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Kids react to Game Boy

See what happens when these kids were asked to put down their iPads and play with an original Game Boy.

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LeBron’s decision has basketball world holding its breath

On the four-year anniversary of a nationally televised special called "The Decision" LeBron James is again making the sports world wait.

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in Local

June Home Sales Sets Record

If you are trying to sell your home, you may have picked the right time

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Manar Pushes for Non-Tax Hike Revenue Solutions

The Illinois legislature's spring session is over, the fiscal year is under way, but the work is far from finished.

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Obama asks Congress for $3.7B for border crisis

The White House says most unaccompanied minors flooding into the U.S. from Central America will not be allowed to stay.

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in Weird

Ohio man’s online potato salad effort takes off

An Ohio man who jokingly sought $10 to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad has raised more than $37,000.

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in Music

Boston drummer moonlights as high school teacher

Teacher by day, drummer by night, Jeff Neal says he gets to experience his profession and his passion.

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Ford, Subaru issue recalls

Airbags, axles, electrical problems and more have prompted the recalls.

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in Entertainment

Harry Potter is back in new online article

J.K. Rowling has updated the story to give readers a glimpse into the adult lives of Potter and his friends.

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State Retirees, So Far, Don’t See Benefit from Supreme Court Ruling

Retired state workers aren't seeing any immediate advantage from an Illinois Supreme Court ruling last week in their favor.

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Executive Mansion Roof Repairs Begin

Workers are patching eight leaks in the roof of the governor's mansion.

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Joe Manganiello wants ‘True Blood’ spinoff

SPOILER ALERT: The "True Blood" star is writing a script in the hopes his character gets his own movie.

The NFL logo is seen on a trailer parked near the New Meadowlands Stadium March 14, 2011 file photo.

in Sports

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson getting honorary degree

The AC/DC rocker will be honored for his "sheer inspirational qualities."

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in Lifestyle

AT&T says it will be first to sell ‘smartwatch’

AT&T will be the first U.S. wireless carrier to sell LG Electronics' smartwatch, a wrist watch that connects to Android phones and answers voice commands.

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in National

More Americans are cutting the cord

More of us are ditching our landlines in favor for cell-phone only services.

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New James Brown box to be released before film

The songs will be part of the soundtrack for the biopic "Get On Up," which comes out later this summer.

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Want to smell like Tara Reid? No? Well now you can anyway

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Because everyone wants to smell like a B-list star battling sharks in an low-budget sci-fi film, there's "Shark by Tara."

in Music

Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell gets cancer all-clear – again

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The guitarist is cautiously optimistic after tests reveal he is in remission again.

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Rob Zombie starts crowd-funding campaign for killer clowns

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The rocker/filmmaker wants fans to help him make another horror flick.