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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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NRI Subpoenas Issued

Grand jury demands NRI emails

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Alleged Truck Stop Killer Arrested

Focus of nationwide manhunt

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Hurricane Arthur whips East Coast

Hurricane Arthur hit the North Carolina coast early on Friday and weakened as it moved out to sea.

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Making headlines this week

The news you may have missed and the headlines you'll want to remember.

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Illinois GI Assistance Plan Extended

The 2003 program was designed because military families took a salary cut after National Guard members and reservists were deployed

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John Williams to debut new version of U.S. anthem

The American composer and conductor is debuting a new arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner," featuring choirs, trumpets, and cannons.

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Illinois Accepting Health Insurance Grant Applications

ACA enrollment begins November 15

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Fireworks safety tips

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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Hunger groups get creative while school is out for summer

Workers are getting creative at keeping small bellies full when U.S. schools - along with their lunch programs - close for summer.

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Gas Prices Are Dipping

$3.82 state average

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More evidence shows moderate drinking heart healthy

Two new studies link moderate alcohol consumption to reduced risk of heart attack.

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3-day weekend will kick-start July 4 travel

More than 40 million Americans will celebrate their Independence by taking a road trip.

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Quinn Is on Unions’ Side in U. S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor: Unions made this country great

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Dems: Show Us Your Taxes, Rauner

GOP candidate takes advantage of laws to lessen his tax burden

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White: Let’s Be Careful Out There

DUI dangerous and costly

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Advocates Applaud Quinn Veto

Bill would have restricted FOIA

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Today in entertainment history: July 4

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

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Quinn Orders Halt to IDOT Political Hiring

Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered a moratorium on political hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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Today in entertainment history: July 31

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

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The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Chris Pratt goes from slob to heartthrob

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With a more buff physique than his character Andy Dwyer on "Parks and Recreation," Pratt combines cocky and dorky into an unlikely leader of a band of outcasts bent on saving the galaxy.