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SEIU Runs Anti-Rauner TV Ads

The SEIU has begun airing 30-second television ads.

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Chicago’s Archbishop: Respect Gays

Chicago's Archbishop is calling on his congregation to be compassionate toward gay people.

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Mr. Durbin Goes to Haiti

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin spent the weekend in Haiti.

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This is one way to (not) cut a watermelon

Don't ask this guy to make a fruit salad.

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Congressman: Go Ahead, Tax the Rich

An Illinois congressman says he’s OK with taxing the rich, and he doesn’t view it as punishing success.

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Rural Group: Slow Internet?

Illinois' Rural Affairs Council has heard again from the expert.

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Duckworth Talks About Maternity, Women’s Issues

Duckworth is concerned about some issues that affect women.

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Religious Community Reacts to Climate Change

Illinois religious leaders applaud the Pope’s call to action on fighting climate change.

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Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend

The decline comes amid a 42-cent jump recorded over the previous nine weeks.

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in Entertainment

Ouch! The worst celeb onset injuries

These stars are dedicated to their craft.

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Oscars hoping to get younger, more diverse

The organization that hands out the Oscars says it's inviting Kevin Hart, Common, and Dev Patel to join.

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Joni Mitchell suffered an aneurysm

The singer was hospitalized in March, but few details were released until now.

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Peter Jackson transforms home into ‘Hobbit’ hole

Jackson reportedly wanted every detail to be exact and included features like a replica of Bag End, the home of "The Hobbit" protagonist Bilbo Baggins.

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Inxs rocker Kirk Pengilly battling cancer

The 56-year-old guitarist was diagnosed with prostate cancer the disease in February.

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How to hold a baby

We all know a guy who could use this "instructional video."

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The Who are headed for retirement

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend say the current tour will be their last because they feel too old to carry on.

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The State of Education in 2015

IEA chief participates in national event

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in Weird

World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

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in Sports

Wimbledon gates swing open in bright sunshine

The All England Club gates swung open a week later than usual for the start of the 129th Wimbledon Championships.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Joe Jackson on the road to recovery after stroke scare

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The Jackson family patriarch suffered a burst artery behind his eye, which caused him to temporarily lose his vision, and then battled a trio of further health scares as his heart stopped three times.

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DJ Ashba quits Guns N’ Roses

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The guitarist has quit the legendary band after six years in the line-up.

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‘Empire’ co-stars reportedly engaged

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Trai Byers and Grace Gealey are reportedly engaged to be married just months after reports of their off-screen romance surfaced.