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Man Found Dead in 23rd Street Home

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A family member found him inside with a gunshot wound to the head, no gun was found on the scene.

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Hundreds Rally for Expanded Access to Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana advocates are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner expand access to the program.

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Bill Supporting “Interstate Crowdfunding” Signed

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It's not your father's investment, and it's not Kickstarter.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal DUI

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A Springfield man allegedly driving drunk when he crashed his car into a tree downtown, killing two passengers, has pleaded not guilty.

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Springfield-Area Historic Site Visits Mostly Down

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Most of the historic sites in the Springfield area have seen a decline in attendance despite last year's increase in tourism statewide.

National

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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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More millennials staying home with their parents

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U.S. millennials are more likely to be living with relatives now than before the Great Recession as the job market fails to rebound fully, a report suggests.

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Trump shows staying power ahead of first debate

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Trump is gaining momentum ahead of next week's first Republican debate, a new poll shows.

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Could Indian Ocean debris be from ill-fated MH370?

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Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from the missing flight.

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We’re driving some pretty old cars

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In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.

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NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

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Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

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After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.

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WATCH: Annual Virginia pony swim

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"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.

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Sin City mafia museum to display FIFA’s ‘rampant corruption’

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A museum devoted to the exploits of Tommy gun-wielding mobsters will open a permanent display exploring the "rampant corruption" of global soccer's scandal-rocked governing body.

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Brady blasts Deflategate suspension, denies wrongdoing

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The New England Patriots says there is "zero evidence" against him in the Deflategate scandal.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Kimmel on the killing of Cecil the Lion

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The comedian shares his thoughts on the Minnesota dentist who illegally killed Cecil the Lion, and what you can do to help.

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HBO documentary, concert special to focus on U2

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The Irish rockers are set to take fans behind the scenes of their current iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE world tour.

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Gregg Allman heading to Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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The Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards celebrate homegrown musicians who have made significant contributions to the industry.

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Watch 1,000 people play ‘Learn to Fly’

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This is the most amazing Foo Fighters tribute band ever.

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NETFLIX: Watch it before it’s gone

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These titles are expiring soon - so start binge watching now!

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Watch this reporter confront the woman accused of stealing his identity

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An accused credit card thief picked the wrong guy when she used a credit card number belonging to Texas consumer affairs reporter Steve Noviello.

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‘Partridge Family’ star David Cassidy discusses bankruptcy auction

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The '70s star is putting his Florida mansion up for auction in September.

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