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Maxim André Goddard, center, plans to come to the Chicago area with his partner, Anna, and daughter, Alexandria, to see the 17-year cicadas during their historic emergence.
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For tourists, Illinois is the place to be for the historic cicada emergence. The 17-year brood in the state’s northern half and the 13-year brood in the southern part are set to converge near Springfield.
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Saturday hours at certain facilities are expected to free up appointments during the week for other drivers needing in-person visits.
This frame grab taken from video shot in southern Israel shows smoke rising from what Palestinian medics say is an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, on Sunday.
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Palestinian health workers said Israeli airstrikes hit tents for displaced people in the southern Gaza city and “numerous” others were trapped in flaming debris.
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Paul Beaubrun is a Haitian musician carrying forward his family's artistic tradition. He opens the 2024 Levitt AMP Springfield Music Series May 30. He joins Community Voices to preview the free concert and discuss his art and Haiti.
Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump speaks at the Libertarian National Convention at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, May 25, 2024.
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Donald Trump was booed repeatedly while addressing the Libertarian Party National Convention on Saturday night, with many in the crowd shouting insults.
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Joise Lowder has always been around the music scene, she carries on the family vocation with the release of her first album, Here to Love. It both involves and reflects on her family.
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