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One-Month Spending Plan With State Employee Pay Attached Passes House

A one-month budget with guaranteed state-employee paychecks for July has won House approval but the change delays its delivery to the governor.

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‘Rush Hour 4′ is happening

Chris Tucker has confirmed the rumors: He is reuniting with co-star Jackie Chan for a fourth installment of the action comedy franchise.

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Eagles bassist Randy Meisner placed under temporary conservatorship

An L.A. judge has appointed a temporary conservator to look after the Eagles co-founder amid concerns for his mental state and allegations of abuse.

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District 186 to Look into Transportation Expenses

The Springfield Public School budget isn't all positive, as administrators are worried about their transportation budget.

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Former 49er Ray McDonald charged with domestic violence

Prosecutors in California have charged the defensive tackle following allegations he assaulted his ex-fiancée while she held their 2-month-old child.

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Treasurer Offers No-Interest Loans Through Credit Unions

State employees who won't get paid until a budget is passed may be eligible for interest-free loans.

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Lawmakers Irritated No One Shows Up to Workers Comp Hearing

Not only did the Rauner administration snub a House committee's invitation to testify, it missed out on a good story to tell, in the opinion of the committee's chairman.

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Library of Congress honors Willie Nelson

The country star will be recognized for his exploration of the genre and for redrawing the boundaries to cross into jazz, blues, and rock.

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Sandra Bullock on playing a baddie in ‘Minions’

Bullock supplies the voice of the glamorous Scarlett Overkill, who wants the small yellow minions to help her get the British crown jewels.

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Vet makes startling find in dog with big appetite

A doc finds 62 hair bands and 8 pairs of underwear inside a hungry Pittsburgh pup.

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Serena dominates Sharapova to reach Wimbledon final

Serena Williams feasted on familiar prey as she reached an eighth Wimbledon final with a superb 6-2 6-4 victory over Maria Sharapova, her 17th win in a row over the Russian.

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Keith Richards to release new solo album this fall

The Rolling Stones guitarist announced the release of "Crosseyed Heart," his third solo album.

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Court Upholds Death Ruling in Fatal Northern Ill. Grain Bin Accident

Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. filed the appeal after a Carroll County jury awarded $8 million each to the families of Alejandro Pacas, 19, and Wyatt Whitebread, 14.

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Michigan says Kid Rock can’t go to women’s prison

The rocker wanted to shoot a music video inside the reformatory but officials denied the request, saying there are too many risks.

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Ex-POW to Speak at Vietnam Veterans Convention in Springfield

The organization says William A. Robinson will give the keynote address to close out opening ceremonies on July 22.

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Police, lawmakers decry cellphone case shaped like handgun

Officials say a cellphone case that's shaped like a handgun could be mistaken for the real thing.

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‘The Jeffersons’ star Irwin Keyes dead at 63

Keyes was best known for his role as Hugo, the bodyguard of George Jefferson, in the hit '70s TV sitcom.

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Mickelson won’t comment on gambling report

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson has refused to comment on allegations linking him to an illegal gambling operation.

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Lawmakers bash Army plan to cut 40K troops

Lawmakers sharply criticized plans to cut soldiers and civilian personnel due to tight budgets, warning it was risky and short-sighted.

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No surprise, kids are being named after ‘Frozen’ characters

There's gonna be a lot of kids named Olaf and Elsa running around.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

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A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.