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Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.

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State Appellate Court Rules for FutureGen

A state appellate court handed the FutureGen Alliance a big victory Tuesday.

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Stay Puft Marshmallow Man ruins your favorite movie

Again, the internet proved it's awesomeness with #AddAPuftRuinAMovie. These are some of our favorites!

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Quinn to Public: Slow Down on the Roads

A crash that killed four people on I-55 has the governor talking about highway safety

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‘Johnny Football’ has a month to win Browns QB job

Johnny Manziel has found instant popularity since being drafted by the Cleveland Browns, but will have to wait until to find out if he has the starting quarterback job.

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U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obamacare

A U.S. appeals court threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to the health care overhaul.

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Armed bandits steal $181K from Atlantic City casino

A manhunt is underway for masked robbers who stole $181,000 from Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey.

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Airlines halt flights to Israel

Delta, American, and United have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region is intensifying.

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Arizona Man Charged in Half-Brother’s Death

An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother from Petersburg.

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Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

AT&T plans to close the Springfield call center and cut 188 jobs starting August 3.

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Ex-Cons May Catch a Break on Job Hunting

Job applicants with a criminal past would have a better shot at being considered

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Help Wanted: School District Looking for Cable TV Sponsors

School cable channel looking for help from business community

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Quinn Signs Capital Construction Bill

Gov. Pat Quinn has approved an approximately $1 billion capital construction spending plan intended to repair Illinois roads and bridges.

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles

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

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.

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Countdown: Supporting characters that need their own movie

Which of these supporting characters should have their own movies?

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Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

The delay in signing the rookie shooting guard is reportedly not related to speculation the team may trade him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love.

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ZZ Top star’s surgery delays tour

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

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Zach Braff: Not dating Taylor Swift

The "Scrubs" star says he isn't dating the "Love Story" hitmaker.

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You can watch every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ in epic marathon

A Web site and app features on-demand access to all 500 episodes and let users search through the life stories of the characters.

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Honest ‘Forrest Gump’ trailer

Take an honest look at the film that beat "Pulp Fiction," and "The Shawshank Redemption" for Best Picture in 1994.

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Bon Jovi honored for charity work

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The rocker will be recognized for his philanthropy.

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‘The Book of Life’ takes No. 1 spot on bestsellers list

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The final novel of the time-traveling trilogy written by Deborah Harkness, shot straight to the top of the bestsellers list.

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Steven Tyler launches eyeglasses collection

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The Aerosmith rocker is designing his own line of glasses.