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Election Board Concerned about Automatic Plan

Driver's license component costly, they say

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Today in entertainment history: May 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Rauner Repeats: Budget Can Still Be Passed

Rauner: Keep up the good work and come to a compromise, lawmakers.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs an executive order on criminal justice reform at the Sangamon County Courthouse Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Rauner's executive order will create the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.

1 day ago in Local

Industry Reacts to Rauner News Conference

Workers Comp? Didn't we already do that?

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Lawmaker: Stop Telling People “Illinois Sucks”

Lawmaker says too many people say "Illinois sucks."

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, with his wife Patti at his side, speaks to the media Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Chicago. The 55-year-old Democrat is due to report to a prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin serving a 14-year sentence, making him the second Illinois governor in a row to go to prison for corruption. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

2 days ago in Local

No Appeal — Again — for Blago Corruption Convictions

The Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision to reject former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.

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2 days ago in Local

SOS: No Extra Cost for Drivers License Changes

The Illinois Secretary of State's office says a plan to issue driver's licenses and state identification cards in Illinois that are more secure won't require additional state funding.

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

2 days ago in Local

Dick Van Dyke Coming to Danville, Downers Grove

The executive director of Dick Van Dyke's charitable foundation says the 90-year-old actor will take part in events in Danville and suburban Chicago next month.

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2 days ago in Local

Grandmother, Uncle Jailed for Shooting of Young Girl

The grandmother and uncle of a 7-year-old girl who died after a shooting in southwestern Illinois are in custody in connection with the incident.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie, the college professor

The "Tomb Raider" star is becoming a visiting professor for a new one-year master's course at the London School of Economics.

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2 days ago in Sports

Tom Brady to appeal ‘Deflatgate’ suspension again

Tom Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court.

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2 days ago in Music

Would you wear Rolling Stones swim trunks?

The veteran rockers have teamed up with a fashion company to roll out a collection of men's swimwear.

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Pirogue Could Become Official State Artifact

It's a primitive canoe

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Proposal Encourages Consolidation

Illinois has almost 7,000 units of local government - by far the most

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2 days ago in Local

Renew Your License, Register to Vote

"Automatic voter registration" passes Senate

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2 days ago in National

Major change in U.S. food labels is likely to help healthiest the most

The biggest overhaul of U.S. food nutrition labels in more than two decades is likely to help improve the diets of the most health-conscious consumers, but others may need more convincing.

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2 days ago in National

Gas prices jump by 5 cents over past 2 weeks, averages $2.32

The price at the pump has risen 55 cents since late February.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

The ‘X-Men’ are back, this time fighting ‘Apocalypse’

Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy reprise their roles as powerful mutants in "X-Men: Apocalypse," this time joining forces against a new super-villain.

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Firefighters rescue naked man from Iowa business’s chimney

Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper "get out of here" while he was sorting cans at his Iowa recycling business.

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2 days ago in Sports

MLS hopes to bridge ‘cultural void’

Pro soccer in the United States has come far, but more needs to be done at the youth level to develop a "culture" that brings the sport on a par with Europe.

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Today in entertainment history: May 25

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

14 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

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A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

15 hours ago in Entertainment

Video gaming returns to TV with new league

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Competitive video gaming returns to TV with the launch of a 10-week gaming league that will be broadcast on TBS.

16 hours ago in Entertainment

Changes are coming to Twitter

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User names and attachments - including photos and videos - will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, but the 140-character limit will stay.

16 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Pink Panther’ star Burt Kwouk dies at 85

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He also starred in numerous films, among them three James Bond movies including "Goldfinger."