NATIONAL -- The US job market got a boost in February.
URBANA -- Many people say, to save some hard-earned money, they're cutting back on eating out this year.
NATIONAL -- Many of us are starting to get our tax refunds.
CHAMPAIGN -- A national search for a new fire chief is down to three finalists.
NATIONAL -- Staples is shutting down 225 stores in North America.
NATIONAL -- The SAT College Entrance Exam is getting harder.
CHAMPAIGN -- The FDA is proposing changes to nutrition labels.
Update: 10:05, 2/28/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- Gas prices are back on the rise and analysts say they'll only get higher.
ILLINOIS -- Snapping those selfies could be causing a big bug problem.
NATIONAL -- A new Winter Misery Index confirms what many of us know: This has been one of the harshest winters in our lifetime.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The University of Illinois is getting a new addition.
NATIONAL -- A massive bill to help veterans was introduced on the Senate floor Tuesday.
Latest: 10:13 pm, 2/24/14, Monday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- She's a correspondent for the Ellen Show, and Monday, her life came full circle when she returned to where she got her start.
NATIONAL -- The US Attorney General is proposing some changes.
CHAMPAIGN -- They're known for being colorful and making you smile and laugh, but clowns are becoming part of a dying breed throughout the country.
NATIONAL -- Milk prices are also expected to rise. Dairy analysts gay a gallon could go up $0.60 next month.
NATIONAL -- A growing number of people in the workforce are calling it quits.
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION -- The ISS emptied the trash.
NATIONAL -- The demand for chocolate is rising and so are the prices.
NATIONAL -- A social media tool could soon have a big impact on college sports.
NATIONAL -- Most Americans plan to save the tax refunds they're expecting this year.
NATIONAL -- Toyota has announced a major recall including Prius model years 2010 - 2014.
NATIONAL -- General Motors is recalling about 780,000 vehicles for faulty ignition switches.
NATIONAL -- The country's largest cable operator wants to get even bigger.
NATIONAL -- Having your medical identity stolen is a growing problem.
NATIONAL -- A winning dog at Westminster came from Central Illinois.
NATIONAL -- The world is mourning the loss of an entertainment icon.
NATIONAL -- Graco is recalling nearly 4 million car seats.
URBANA -- A Missouri football player has dropped 70 spots in the CBS NFL draft projections after announcing he's gay.
URBANA -- The way people buy groceries is changing around the U.S.
NATIONAL -- Nearly 9 million pounds of beef is being recalled.
NATIONAL -- Friday, President Obama signed a sweeping $956 billion federal farm bill into law.
SPRINGFIELD -- We're less than two months away from the Affordable Care Act's health insurance deadline, yet young people still aren't signing up at the rate needed.
NATIONAL -- The latest jobs numbers show hiring warmed up a bit in January.
CHAMPAIGN -- Habitat for Humanity wants to do more in town and leaders hope a trip to Capitol Hill will help.
NATIONAL -- People from all over the world, and even outer space, are trying to motivate others to get fit.
NATIONAL -- If you miss a call from an unknown number, you might want to think twice before calling back.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some diseases many considered eradicated are now making a comeback.
NATIONAL -- Senator Dick Durbin (D) is teaming up with the UI's Student Senate to push for new legislation called the Affordable College Textbook act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The recent debit and credit card security breaches have left consumers uneasy.
SPRINGFIELD -- CVS is calling it quits on tobacco sales.
Update: 4:55 pm, 2/3/14, Monday NATIONAL -- Super Bowl XLVIII is in the history books.
NATIONAL -- Illinois' driving laws are getting our state some national attention.
NATIONAL -- After more than two years of talks, Congress is one step closer to finalizing a farm bill.
NATIONAL -- Illinois is one of the top states in business growth.
Update: 4:38 pm, 1/31/14, Friday ILLINOIS -- Towns denied federal disaster assistance after November's tornado outbreak could have a second chance to claim benefits.
NATIONAL -- President Obama says he has a plan in place to get those who've been unemployed long-term back to work.
NATIONAL -- The House of Representatives passed the Farm Bill Wednesday.
NATIONAL -- An athlete from the University of Illinois is going to the U.S. Paralympic Games.
NATIONAL -- The Better Business Bureau has issued a national alert about a new credit card scam.