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425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers
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Illinois’ Financial Problems Affect Lottery Payouts Again

It's 2015 all over again when it comes to big payouts from the Illinois Lottery, and once again it's due to our state's ongoing money troubles and lack of a budget.

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Sister of Missing Loves Park Woman Asks For Community Help

You've probably seen the news stories, or the flyers, or the billboard at Riverside and Forest Hills. Emily Anderson, a 25 year old Loves Park woman, has been missing since Sunday, June 18th, and as you might imagine, her family is desperate for information on her.

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New Apple Store in Chicago Has a One-of-a-Kind Roof
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New Apple Store in Chicago Has a One-of-a-Kind Roof

Apple is building a new flagship store in Chicago and the design is a sight to behold.

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Know Anyone Who Moved From Rockford to Phoenix? They May Have Melted

Call them transplants, or snowbirds, or whatever you want to call them, but we all know at least one person from the Rockford area who has moved out to the Phoenix/Scottsdale/Mesa area, also known as "The Valley of the Sun." I'm willing to bet that they'd love to experience a Rockford winter day right about now.

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A Tiger Took Great Interest In This Indiana Woman’s Unborn Child

It has to be a bit disconcerting when an apex predator takes interest in your unborn child. 

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Illinois State Rep Sums Up the Reason Things Aren’t Getting Fixed in Springfield

Even if you've actively avoided the latest news about our state's financial problems, you're no doubt aware that we've got a few pressing money problems in Illinois--problems that require a concerted effort to address and tackle. So, why isn't that being done?

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Be On the Lookout–Summer Time is Scamming Time

It's not that there's a single season that brings the scammers out, because really, they're trying to take your money, identification, and passwords all year long. It's just that summer offers scammers a few more opportunities than the other three seasons do.

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Illinoisans and the Rest of the Country Are Hitting the Road Over the 4th of July

This Independence Day, a record-breaking 44.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home, taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways to honor the red, white and blue. With 1.25 million more travels than last year, 2017 will be marked as the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever.

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Befuddled Weatherman Has No Clue What ‘Swinging’ Means

This guy is swinging into viral infamy.

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What is the Hourly Income Needed to Afford Rent in Illinois?

For many, when you read this you'll wonder how the heck you're going to make ends meet working at minimum wage. 

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