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in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis: Special Prosecutor Needed for IRS Scandal

Says Durbin, his November opponent, is partly to blame.

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in National

Appeals court backs gay marriage in conservative Utah

Conservative Utah may not ban gay couples from marrying, a decision that capped a day of victories for same-sex nuptials and nudges the issue closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, June 26.

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in Lifestyle

Google sets sights on TVs, cars, watches

The Internet search giant is racing to extend its business into a rapidly broadening field of Internet-connected devices.

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in National

John Boehner says he’s suing the President

House Speaker John Boehner he is preparing a lawsuit alleging that President Obama abused executive authority.

FILE - In this July 31, 2013 file photo, a man smokes a marijuana joint outside Congress where lawmakers debate a bill to legalize marijuana and regulate production and distribution in Montevideo, Uruguay. Final Senate approval of Uruguay’s marijuana law is expected by late September, and the government plans to license growers, sellers and users as quickly as possible thereafter to protect them from criminal drug traffickers.

in National

Puff, puff, pass: More Americans are smoking pot

A new study says more of us are consuming cannabis, as negative perceptions of the drug decline.

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in National

Healthcare profit outlook brightens on Obamacare, drug prices

Healthcare companies are projected to have higher profits, as pricey new biotech drugs hit the market and insurance enrollment rises.

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in National, World

Militants take Iraqi gas field town

Militants took a town an hour from Baghdad that is home to four natural gas fields, another gain by insurgents.

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in Viral Videos

Dog teaches baby how to crawl

This baby can't figure out how to crawl, so her adorable dog shows her how it's done.

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in Local

Quinn Signs Psychologist Prescription Bill

Sponsor: Access to care is the issue

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in National, World

Malaysia jet likely on autopilot when it crashed

Flight MH370 was likely on autopilot when it crashed into the Indian Ocean, Australian officials said.

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in Local

Overnight Wreck on I-55

Nobody hurt; distracted driver blamed

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: June 26

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Local

Former Gov. Candidate Dillard To Resign From Legislature

State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) will resign from the Senate to become chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

in Local

Rauner Proposes Ending “Corporate Tax Welfare”

Another piece of Republican Bruce Rauner's plan to run state government has come out.

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in Local

Sheriff’s Internal Investigation Over Alleged Leaks Now Closed

What appeared to be an improper leak of information from the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is unfounded.

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in Local

Springfield Drivers Beware: New Traffic Lights Coming to Wabash Ave.

Thanks to federal money, some Springfield traffic lights are getting a new look.

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in Local

Murphy: Quinn Should Testify in NRI Scandal

A Republican lawmaker wants Gov. Pat Quinn to testify on the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.

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in Sports

FIFA probing Suarez bite furor, lengthy ban possible

Troubled Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez looks almost certain to miss the rest of the World Cup.

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in Local

State Historic Sites to Curtail Hours

Sites won't close but will cut hours after Labor Day

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in Music

George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles

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A tree planted in honor of the late Beatle has been devoured by bugs.

in Entertainment

Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

From left: Jon Gries (Uncle Rico), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Aaron Ruell (Kip) in "Napoleon Dynamite," a comedy about a quirky teenager growing up in the remotes of Idaho, trying to understand his life.

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?

in Music

ZZ Top star’s surgery delays tour

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The rockers delay their tour to allow bassist Dusty Hill time to undergo surgery.