Local

2 hours ago in Local

Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

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Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

16 hours ago in Local

Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

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A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

16 hours ago in Local

Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

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Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

21 hours ago in Local

Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

21 hours ago in Local

Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

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A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

Music

23 hours ago in Music

Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah to star in new Fox drama

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The show "Star" will feature newcomer actors Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady as the singers.

1 day ago in Music

Lionel Richie a student of ‘Vegas university’

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The 66-year-old singer kicked off his All The Hits residency at Planet Hollywood's Axis Theater in Sin City this week.

1 day ago in Music

Minnesota police obtain sealed search warrant for Prince’s residence as drug rumors swirl

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Authorities in Minnesota obtained a search warrant in connection with the death of pop star Prince and also won a court order to keep the findings secret, documents showed Thursday.

2 days ago in Music

Ashanti planning a comeback

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The "Baby" singer is executive producing and starring in "Mothers & Daughters," and plans to tour this summer with Ja Rule.

2 days ago in Music

Family gives blessing for Whitney Houston documentary

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"The Whitney Houston project" - the first to be officially authorized by the singer's estate since her death in 2012 - will be helmed by Academy Award-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald.

Lifestyle

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

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Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

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19 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

21 hours ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

23 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

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