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Kirk, Durbin Want Action on Carp

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Senators want to keep the pest out of the Great Lakes

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Watch Out for Funny Money

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Dollar General, McDonald's are among places where it's being passed

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Worker Comp Claims Dropping

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Workers’ compensation rates are set to drop in Illinois for the third year in a row

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Fair Time Almost Here

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Preview night Thursday August 7th

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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Identified

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Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards has identified the man killed Wednesday in a motorcycle accident.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

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The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

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Next Obamacare enrollment period faces bumpy road

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Consumers buying coverage through the federal HealthCare.gov site are likely to still have technical difficulties.

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Divided House abandons vote on border bill

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Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.

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Jobless claims up, wage growth starting to push higher

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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a stronger labor market.

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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ gloves sell for $400K

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The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.

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Seahawks RB Lynch ends his holdout

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The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were given a welcome boost when Marshawn Lynch reported for camp at the team's practice facility.

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Ravens’ Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

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The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 31.

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MLB: Buyers and sellers spar for deadline deals

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Teams are scrambling to finish acquiring difference-making players for this season or possible future stars ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

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Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

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‘Sharknado 2′ sparks feeding frenzy on Twitter, sets record

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Flying sharks chomping through NYC drew a record audience for Syfy network and became the most tweeted-about TV movie in history.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

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Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

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REVIEW: ‘Get On Up’ won’t let James Brown fans down

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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman, right, and Dan Aykroyd in a scene from "Get On Up."

It ain't braggin' if you back it up, and James Brown, warts and all, was one of the most important musical and cultural figures of the 20th century.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 1

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack

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The 17-year-old pop star is recording a single for the third installment of the franchise.

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David Cassidy reportedly skips court for race track

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The '70s heartthrob was reportedly at the race track while his attorney was in court representing him on a drunken driving charge.

Cool Spotlight

Illinois State Fair

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Small Town Spotlight

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Check out what’s going on in your area!

Music and Movies in the Park

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Free music and movies in the park all summer long!