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George Ryan Finishes Supervision

Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan has finished a year of supervision following his release from home confinement last summer after a prison sentence for corruption convictions

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Houston Vetoes Halfway House Zoning Changes

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston has vetoed zoning changes for two east-side halfway houses.

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Police Seek Tips on Springfield Armed Robbery

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers wants to pay cash to anyone who can help solve a recent Springfield armed robbery.

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Poll ranks best, worst modern U.S. Presidents

Voters were split over which of the two most recent presidents has done a better job.

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All 16 of Tim Howard’s saves in one amazing video

Yes, the U.S. was knocked out of the World Cup. But at least we went out in record-setting style.

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Things Tim Howard Could Save

The United States goalie set a World Cup record with 16 saves against Belgium. Here's what else he could #save.

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Flash Index Maintains Its Pace

Slow-growth comeback continues

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Quinn: My Budget Cuts Aren’t “Minor”

$250M in Capitol renovations; airplane sales

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Letter written in 1931 finally delivered

It took more than 80 years, but the post office finally delivers.

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Lawyer seeks to stop team from paying Hernandez

A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly killed by the former Patriot want to prevent bar the team from paying him a $3.2 million bonus.

Atmosphere seen at Holly Robinson Peete's Screening of Relativity's "Earth To Echo" Benefiting the HollyRod Foundation at Pacific Theatres at the Grove on Monday, June 16, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.

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REVIEW: ‘E.T.’ meets ‘Super 8′ in ‘Earth to Echo’

"Earth to Echo" finds an adorable extra terrestrial in need of a friend. Sound familiar?

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David Crosby preparing for tour

"CSNY 1974" will mark the 40th anniversary of the first Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young tour.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 2.

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Too much TV could literally kill you

A new study says who watch three or more hours of TV per day may double their risk of early death.

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Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

Masters champion Bubba Watson hopes to make the most of his home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year.

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A Warm, Wet Month of June, Says State Water Survey

Eighth wettest June on record in Illinois

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Five Tornadoes Hit Illinois This Week

Damage Monday to some trees, power lines, buildings

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Kerry warns U.S. will deport undocumented children

The Secretary of State said lawmakers would work with Central America on the immigration crisis, but warned undocumented children would be deported.

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Obama tells Cabinet to find areas open to executive action

The President told his Cabinet to look for areas where he might be able to govern by executive action given gridlock in Congress.

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Benghazi suspect reportedly talking to interrogators

A Libyan militant accused in the 2012 attacks in Benghazi has been talking to U.S. interrogators.

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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.

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PHOTOS: Inside Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

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Five years after the King of Pop's death, his iconic California home is about to be sold.

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Stars hold out for big payday on ‘Big Bang Theory’

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Production of the hit comedy is on hold as the show's stars demand big bucks.