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2 Illinois governor candidates spend $26M in last 3 months - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
The race could surpass $112 million before all is said and done.

Ford just had its worst day in a year and a half - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Wednesday was the worst day for Ford stock since July 2016.

Chicken nugget taste tester wanted: UK retailer looks to fill dream job - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Successful candidates will appreciate free food, the ad says.

Top amateurs cue-up in Davenport for 8-Ball Championships - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
"It's kind of like chess on a table with cue sticks and balls," said Dee Strack, Deland, Florida.

Meet the meatless burger that bleeds and sizzles - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Thee company has also released a vegan cheese

Woman sentenced to 40 years in prison following death of Rock Island teen - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
A 23-year-old woman has been sentenced to serve 40 years in prison in connection to the 2016 death of a Rock Island teenager.

Newborn baby abandoned on changing table at Arizona airport - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
The baby was taken to an area hospital and is reportedly doing well.

Snow sends motorists skidding in the South - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Baton Rouge set a record low of 21 degrees this morning.

Watch: Puerto Rico school celebrates restored power after 100+ days without - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Staff and students at a school in the northeast corner of Puerto Rico erupted with joy in early January when they regained electricity in early January.

This is the cognitive test the president passed - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Before President Donald Trump's physical examination on Friday, Dr. Ronny Jackson had decided he wasn't going to perform a cognitive assessment. Jackson said he didn't feel the test was necessary. But the president requested he be tested, anyway.

Watch: Craig Hignight answers plant and gardening questions - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Can’t see the video? Tap here If your thumb is less than green, plant and garden expert Craig Hignight is here to save the day. He joins us every Wednesday on News 8 at 11 and you can catch him on Facebook Live, where he’ll take your questions live on air!  

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal - Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Almost half of the country's attorneys general are challenging the repeal.