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Graduated Tax Idea Resurfaces in Illinois

It’s good enough for the federal government, and at least one state lawmaker will make the case that it can help Illinois’ bottom line.

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in Local

Rauner Continues Push To Curb Government Unions

Gov. Bruce Rauner says Illinois must curb government-union powers and reduce spending on state workers' salaries and benefits.

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in National, Sports

Storm-hit Boston plans Super Bowl parade amid piles of snow

New England will celebrate its Super Bowl victory with a parade amid sub-freezing temperatures and piles of snow.

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in Local

13th Street Shooting Sends Woman To Hospital

A 19-year-old woman was shot late Sunday night on Springfield's east side but is expected to be okay.

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in Local

State-Run Daycare Running Out of Money

Illinois parents and providers are being warned that the state has run out of money to pay for a subsidized day care program.

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in Local

Nuclear Plants Want Change in State Energy Policy

How much bearing do Illinois’ nuclear power plants have on the economy?

Downtown Springfield as viewed from a World War II era B-17 bomber

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Springfield Metro Deemed State’s “Most Affordable”

The Springfield metro area has been deemed the state's most affordable in which to live.

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in Local

Incident Response Center Activated; Springfield Spared Brunt of Storm

Bruce Rauner's office says the governor has activated the State Incident Response Center.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Teacher snow day’

"SNL" shows you what really goes on when the kids get a day off school.

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in Music

Brian May battling illness on tour

The Queen rocker says he barely made it through his last few concerts.

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in Sports

McIlroy prepares for multi-million dollar court battle

Rory McIlroy is suing his former agents over the "unconscionable" contract he signed.

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in Sports

Johnny Manziel enters rehab

The Browns QB - known as much for his off-field partying as his game day contributions - is in rehab.

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in Music

Man wants to turn Jackson’s Neverland Ranch into rehab

Real estate investor Thomas Barrack seized control of Neverland from the debt-ridden singer in 2008.

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in Lifestyle

Toddler food often has too much salt, sugar, CDC says

Researchers say it could give kids an early preference for foods that to obesity and high blood pressure.

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in National

Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

Toyota, Chrysler, Honda, Acura, and Jeep have all issued recalls.

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in Weird

Woman’s call to cops gets her arrested

A woman was arrested when she mistakenly called a detective and made him an unexpected offer.

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in Entertainment, National

Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter

The world's most famous groundhog says winter's not over yet.

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in Sports

Worst play call ever? Reaction to Seattle’s goal line INT

There's plenty of Monday morning quarterbacking after New England's Super Bowl victory.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Monday, Feb. 2.

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in National

Northeast braces for second snowstorm in a week

Schools are closed from the Midwest to New England as millions brace for another wintry blast.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

in Music

Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

What color is this dress?

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The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?