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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

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A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

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Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.

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Half of Sangamon County Mumps Cases “Resolved”

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Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says the county is grappling with a spike in Mumps cases.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.

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Michael’s craft stores confirm data breach

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The biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer confirmed a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards.

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10 for today: Friday, April 18

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A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 18.

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GM says recalled cars are safe

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GM says cars can be driven while waiting for repairs but the automaker has not addressed a problem long known to potentially shut off the engine.

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Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

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The president dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from Congress.

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Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

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The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Blues and Avs work overtime, Wainwright beats error-prone Nats, and more.

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Heat playoff run could decide James’ future in Miami

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Anything less than a third consecutive NBA title could lead to the breakup of their Big Three.

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South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

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Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-man Choi has been suspended for 50 games.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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When a brother loses a bet

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A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

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REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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Fence FAIL

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A man who appears intoxicated tries his hardest to climb a fence, but it's not happening.

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Record Store Day full of reunited bands, special editions

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Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music shops around the world.

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Today in entertainment history: April 18

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A look back at Hollywood history.

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