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OP-ED: Two wrongs don’t make a right in ‘Fight for $15’ debate

Fight for $15 debate

The "Fight for $15" an hour is back in Illinois, although it's not likely to be much of a fight…

Bill to clear some past marijuana convictions gets new support

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SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) -- A ranking member of the Illinois Senate has picked up a bill that would allow people…

Appeals court rules against Donald Trump’s asylum ban

A U.S. Border Patrol agent speaks to the women and children who crossed illegally into San Ysidro, Calif., on December 2. Ariana Drehsler/UPI photo

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Federal appeals court denied President Donald Trump's request to strike down a lower judge's order to…

Financial News

Thicke, Williams ordered to pay $5 million for infringement

Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams Blurred Lines infringement

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A Federal judge in California ordered a final judgement of nearly $5 million to the family…

OP-ED: Two wrongs don’t make a right in ‘Fight for $15’ debate

Fight for $15 debate

The "Fight for $15" an hour is back in Illinois, although it's not likely to be much of a fight…

Seven car insurance tips that will change your way of life

Any car owner would know the light stress that car insurance instigates. Sure, not getting one would be a very…

Business News

FDA traces romaine E. coli outbreak to California farm; some lettuce safe to eat

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WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it was able to trace an E. coli outbreak…

Thicke, Williams ordered to pay $5 million for infringement

Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams Blurred Lines infringement

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A Federal judge in California ordered a final judgement of nearly $5 million to the family…

OP-ED: Two wrongs don’t make a right in ‘Fight for $15’ debate

Fight for $15 debate

The "Fight for $15" an hour is back in Illinois, although it's not likely to be much of a fight…

Entertainment News

Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams Blurred Lines infringement

Thicke, Williams ordered to pay $5 million for infringement

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A Federal judge in California ordered a final judgement of nearly…

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Sources: Nexstar acquires Tribune Media in $4.1 billion deal

IRVING, Tex./CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) -- Chicago-based Tribune Media Company has reached an agreement Sunday with…

Sheryl Sandberg

Heat rises on Facebook’s Sandberg

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past decade, Sheryl Sandberg has been the poised, reliable…

Sports News

MLB Commissioner Manfred gets five-year contract extension

Rob Manfred

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred received a five-year contract extension…

Yelich, Betts win 2018 MLB MVP Awards

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich and Boston Red Sox star Mookie…

Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Josh Jacobs ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass…

World News

Tech devices and gadgets to look out for in 2019

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For the first time ever, the world saw more than 4 billion people log onto the Internet in 2018. Now that more…

Crypto hedge fund ponies up for bet that crypto will perform better in markets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Heartland Newsfeed) -- A North Carolina hedge fund manager is putting forth a huge wager that the…

Appeals court rules against Donald Trump’s asylum ban

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Federal appeals court denied President Donald Trump's request to strike down a lower judge's order to…

Gaming News

BREAKING NEWS: Marvel comic book genius Stan Lee dead at age 95

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died.…

Food & Drinks

FDA traces romaine E. coli outbreak to California farm; some lettuce safe to eat

romaine lettuce

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it was able to trace an E. coli outbreak…

Travel News

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German cuisine: a treat for travelers

Eating in Germany is a big part of the fun of traveling there. Ingredients are…

Technology News

Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams Blurred Lines infringement

Thicke, Williams ordered to pay $5 million for infringement

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A Federal judge in California ordered a final judgement of nearly $5 million to the family of Marvin…

Health & Fitness

romaine lettuce

FDA traces romaine E. coli outbreak to California farm; some lettuce safe to eat

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it was able to trace an E. coli outbreak to a…