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Economic opportunity falling, but signs point to broader gains

Economic opportunity has dropped over the past 40 years, but a broader gauge of opportunity has been on the rise, according to a study released today.

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in Local

Panel to Attempt Response to ALPLM Battle

Speaker wants to break ALPLM into its own agency

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: June 24

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Local

Durbin Introduces Tax Credits for Companies That Stay in U.S.

A new tax credit proposed by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) would reward companies that pay workers higher wages, and don’t leave the country.

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in Local

Lawmakers Vote to Subpeona Seven Former Officials in NRI Probe

Illinois legislators have voted to subpoena seven former state officials to answer questions about a troubled 2010 anti-violence program started by Gov. Pat Quinn.

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in Music

Iron Maiden star blasts bands for ‘cheating’ with Autocue

Bruce Dickinson rails against bands using the technology - including Judas Priest - for not remembering their own songs.

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in Election 2014, Local

Libertarian Chad Grimm Announces Candidacy for Governor

The Libertarian Party of Illinois says it is a party of freedom, not, as its web site puts it, “busybody” laws about guns and drugs.

Law Talk

in Local

Illinois Attorneys’ Fees Increase 12 Percent

The annual registration fee for Illinois attorneys will increase 12 percent beginning in January.

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in Viral Videos

Picking up girls in a Lamborghini without talking

There are just so many things wrong with this video.

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in Music

Kurt Cobain’s daughter blasts Lana Del Rey for death comment

Francis Bean Cobain says the "Summertime Sadness" singer wrongly romanticizes the death of young musicians.

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in National

Supreme Court cuts back climate change regulation

Operators have to show they are using the best technology available to reduce emissions of the covered pollutants.

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in Music

Alice Cooper’s getting the comic book treatment

The rocker will be the subject of a comic book due out this fall.

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in Local

Retired Judge Named Rail Relocation Ombudsman

East side residents and businesses being relocated due to the 10th Street Rail Consolidation now have someone who can work with them and explain their rights.

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in National

Kerry promises ‘intense and sustained’ Iraq support

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Iraq's prime minister to push for a more inclusive government.

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in Local

Domestic Dispute Leads to East Side Shooting

A Springfield man is under arrest following an early morning shooting on Sunday.

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in Entertainment

Kristen Stewart and Joan Rivers are feuding

The "Twilight" star is threatening legal action over Rivers' new book, "Diary of a Mad Diva."

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in National, Sports

Report on Penn State abuse finds ‘inexplicable delays’

A highly anticipated review of the child sex abuse case against Jerry Sandusky found delays in "bringing a serial child molester to justice."

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in Viral Videos

Single-tasking is the new multi-tasking

This video may explain where our attention spans have... look a squirrel!

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in Sports

‘Melo on the move?

Carmelo Anthony is expected to be a free agent.

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in Weird

American rescued from German sculpture of female anatomy

An American college student studying abroad gets a lesson in giant anatomy.

Recent Headlines

in Music

These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

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These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

in Music

Def Leppard postpones Vegas shows to record new album

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The rockers are postponing plans to head to Sin City to record a new album.

in Entertainment

‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

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The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.