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in Lifestyle

Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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in Music

Lollapalooza lineup: McCartney, Metallica among 130 acts

Sam Smith, Florence + the Machine, Bassnectar and The Weeknd are also on the lineup.

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in Sports

Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off in court

The wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is going to court to seek $2.5 million in real estate and cars he gave a girlfriend.

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in National, World

3 Americans among victims in French plane crash

The crash of the German jet killed all 150 passengers on board.

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in Entertainment

Jon Hamm was in rehab

Like his "Mad Men" character, the star has his troubles with booze.

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in Entertainment

Crowd-funding campaign launched for ‘Super Troopers’ sequel

Producers need at least $2 million to make a sequel to the 2001 cult comedy.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, March 25

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in National

Ted Cruz buying insurance via Obamacare

The 2016 presidential hopeful says he is signing up for the Affordable Care Act, a law he has vowed to repeal.

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in National

Your seafood might come from slaves

A year-long investigation reveals that seafood caught by slaves can wind up in the supply chains of some of America's major grocery stores.

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in Weird

Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

A man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in two years will finally face a judge.

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in Viral Videos

Every Tom Hanks movie in 8 minutes

All of the movies from one of America's most beloved actors, from "Big" to "Toy Story."

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 25

A look back at Hollywood's headlines from days gone by.

3-24-15 Springfield Police Hostage

in Local

Springfield Hostage Taker Identified

Springfield Police have responded to a hostage situation on Seven Pines Road.

unemployment

in Local

State Unemployment Rate Drops, Still Above National Average

It's now down to 6 percent, a .1 percent drop from January.

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in Local

Funding Available Related to Specialty Crop Growing

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has a chance to make a -- pardon the pun -- "growing" industry even bigger.

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in Local

Kidzeum Closer to Construction Fundraising Goal

Another $26,000 in donations has put the Kidzeum of Health and Science closer to its $6 million goal so construction can begin on East Adams Street.

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in National, World

U.S. to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through 2015

The specific trajectory of the 2016 troop drawdown will be established later this year.

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in Entertainment

RIP Taco Bell waffle taco; biscuit taco is the new thing

Because the waffle taco is so last year ...

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

in Local

Rauner to Film Studio: Give Illinois Back Its Money

Governor Bruce Rauner wants a television and movie studio to give back the $10 million state grant now-former Governor Pat Quinn gave them to buy property that wasn't for sale.

UI Labs

in Local

UI Labs Works on Urban Infrastructure

Urban infrastructure is the subject of the latest project by a public-private partnership started with the help of the University of Illinois.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 27

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A look back on Hollywood headlines of years past.

in Entertainment

‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ co-stars spark romance rumors

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Are Trai Byers and Grace Gealey more than just coworkers?