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Local

4 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Interest Groups Set Stage for Final Days

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Workers compensation, economic growth discussed in Tuesday news conferences

11 hours ago in Local

Springfield City Council to Discuss Waste Hauling Fee Increase

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The Springfield City Council may or may not consider raising garbage fees next month.

17 hours ago in Local

Dems Slate Two Candidates for Fall Election

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Democrats have slated Robert Spencer of Pleasant Plains to run against Don Gray for Sangamon County Clerk, while Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo will face opposition from Donnie Killen of Springfield.

17 hours ago in Local

Redfield: Capitol Has Similar, But Different, Feeling

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University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Kent Redfield says in some ways, it actually feels like lawmakers are getting toward the end of the legislative session.

17 hours ago in Local, Sports

Nunn Dismissed from U of I Basketball Team

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The University of Illinois has dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

Music

4 hours ago in Music

Rihanna adds eyewear designer to her resumé

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The future's looking bright for Rihanna - she has teamed up with Dior's designers to create a new sunglasses collection.

4 hours ago in Music

Jay Z addresses Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

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It was rumored that Jay Z was working on his own album to explain his own side of events, but in his first public acknowledgement of "Lemonade," he doesn't address the allegations Beyoncé made in her songs.

4 hours ago in Music

Chris Brown wins custody battle victory

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The singer scored a custody battle victory, when a judge rejected Nia Guzman's efforts to reduce his visits with Royalty.

1 day ago in Music

Bobby Brown to detail ‘Every Little Step’ of his life

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Bobby Brown says right after he signed a deal to write his life story, he went through one of the most agonizing traumas of his life: the death of his daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

1 day ago in Music

Mariah Carey returning to Hallmark for 3 new movies

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The R&B superstar has a trio of new projects over the next two years, with the "Hero" hitmaker planning to write and record an original song for each project

Lifestyle

3 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

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Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

1 day ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

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The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

5 days ago in Lifestyle, National

FDA to modify food label guidelines to include added sugar details

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The move comes at a time the United States is staring at increasing childhood and adult obesity and lifestyle diseases such as heart problems.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 emergency

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In a country with the most billionaires on earth, two-thirds of Americans would have a difficult time covering a minor emergency.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Study: Motorcycle deaths up 10 percent

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Researchers say deaths could be cut by restoring mandatory motorcycle helmet laws in 32 states that don't have them.

Trending

4 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

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Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

News

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Depp back as Mad Hatter in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

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The movie follows on from the 2010 box office hit "Alice in Wonderland," which starred Depp alongside Australian actress Mia Wasikowska as the titular heroine and Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

Fans campaign to give Captain America a boyfriend

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TRENDING ON TWITTER: An online campaign emerges calling for significant LGBT characters in superhero movies. But dissenters weigh in, too.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

Would you watch a Kardashian family movie?

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Kim Kardashian and her family have reportedly been offered more than $100million to make their big screen debut.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial

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Bill Cosby's lawyers have outlined the tough questions the accuser likely will face now that their client is heading to trial in a criminal sexual-assault case.

4 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

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Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

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Springfield Moms- DIY Contest

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Get a fill list of music and movies that will be playing at a park near you!