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Fourth of July freebies

Celebrate your independence from high prices!

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This cat doesn’t care about your yoga pose

This adorable cat has mastered the art of passive aggressive protest.

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Montana polygamist vows to fight for marriage license

A Montana polygamist featured on the show "Sister Wives" says he will sue if denied the right to legally wed his second wife.

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It’s not the Super Bowl, but World Cup will have its parties

Soccer fans, wild with excitement, will be at World Cup viewing parties in bars, museums and homes across America.

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WATCH: How to shoot fireworks photos with your smartphone

You know you're going to post some of those shots on Instagram ... why not make them look good?

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Probe sees no links among black church fires in South

Officials have found no links among any of several recent fires at African American churches.

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Kincaid Misadventures Continue

Weapons charge, wrong end of a punch in same week

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Steph Curry defeats LeBron James again

Curry's jersey is the top seller for the first time.

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Officials warn of potential July 4th terror attacks

Federal authorities are stepping up security and asking Americans to be vigilant ahead of the holiday weekend.

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Home prices climbing steadily amid stronger demand

The average purchase price rose by 4.9 percent, according to the latest figures.

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Ex-NFL player tackles overgrown field for kids

Reggie McKenzie has been hosting a youth football camp for more than 40 years but when his namesake field near Detroit became neglected, McKenzie did what he's always done: he tackled it.

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in Lifestyle

Ice cream around the world

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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Durbin Endorses Obama OT Proposal

Raises threshold for salaried employees to be exempt from overtime pay

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Safety First with Fireworks

It’s that time of year — fireworks, both legal and illegal, are out — and they’re dangerous. Bottle rockets, sparklers…

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.

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Illinois Economy Still Growing, but More Slowly Than Last Month

Illinois' economy continues to grow at a steady pace, according to a monthly measure of it from the University of Illinois.

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Today in entertainment history: July 7

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

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The AP reports that during a 2005 deposition "The Cosby Show" star admitted to giving sedatives to at least one woman.

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Nicolas Cage almost played ‘Superman’

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And there's video to prove it!