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2 days ago in Local

$1 Million Donated for Governor’s Mansion Repairs

The organization leading efforts to renovation the Illinois governor's mansion says it received $1 million in donations last year toward efforts to fix a leaky roof and other things.

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2 days ago in Local

Illinois Up for Federal Transportation Money

Illinois transportation planners are awaiting details of how they could use a potential multi-million windfall for the state.

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

2 days ago in Local

ALPLM Free for Lincoln’s Birthday

It's President Abraham Lincoln's birthday, and officials with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum are unquestionably celebrating.

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2 days ago in Local

Rauner Announces “Order of Lincoln” Awards

A former U.S. transportation secretary, the founder of a breast cancer charity and an NPR host are recipients of this year's Order of Lincoln Awards.

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2 days ago in National

Consumers flexing their muscles

U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

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2 days ago in Local

Former Lawmaker Faces Child Porn Suit

Former Illinois state Rep. Keith Farnham has been sued by two children who say they appeared in pornographic videos he was sent to prison for downloading.

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2 days ago in Local

SAT to Replace ACT

A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois.

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2 days ago in Sports

Kobe to headline All-Star Sunday

Kobe Bryant has spent a career tormenting the Toronto fan base and now he is set to entertain it as the NBA's All-Star Weekend descends on Canada for the first time and welcomes Bryant for his swan song.

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2 days ago in Sports

NASCAR revises green-white-checkered finish rule

NASCAR has announced that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish format when late-race cautions come out.

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2 days ago in Sports

Oakland Raiders to stay put for 2016 season

Officials for the Oakland Raiders said on Thursday that they have reached a one-year lease extension agreement, keeping the team in the San Francisco Bay Area city for the upcoming National Football League season.

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2 days ago in Sports

Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Cosby’s wife must give deposition in civil suit, judge rules

Bill Cosby's wife will have to talk to lawyers bringing a defamation lawsuit against the comedian but cannot be compelled to reveal private conversations with her husband, a federal judge has ruled.

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2 days ago in Viral Videos

Betty White reviews ‘Deadpool’

The "Golden Girls" star gives Ryan Reynolds and his red leather suit an enthusiastic thumbs up.

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2 days ago in Music

Keith Urban says Nicole Kidman saved his life

The actress will always be her husband's heroine after she saved his life by urging him to get help for a drug and alcohol addiction.

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2 days ago in National

Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

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2 days ago in National

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Deadpool’ is a nasty piece of fun

The anticipated film flips the bird at the Marvel formula, turns Ryan Reynolds into an avocado, and offers a most agreeably childish R-rated film.

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2 days ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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2 days ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain love

Love is difficult to put into words.

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19 hours ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

24 hours ago in Music

This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

2 days ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.