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in Weird

There was no wolf, but the 3 little pig’s houses were removed anyway

Three mini houses modeled after the folktale have been removed from an Ohio roadside where a truck hauling 2,200 piglets crashed.

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in Music

Jason Derulo wants you to ‘Just Dance’

The "Talk Dirty" hitmaker talks about how his music is being used by the video game industry.

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in Entertainment

Aaron Paul apologizes for fake ‘Breaking Bad’ news

The star, who portrayed Jesse Pinkman in the cult drug drama, had fans in a frenzy with the fake news of another spinoff series.

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in Local

Watchdog Group Watches Rauner TV Ads

Many guidelines in play here

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in National

U.S. births up after years of decline

Preliminary figures show there were about 53,000 more babies born in 2014 than the year before.

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in Sports

FBI investigating St. Louis Cardinals for hacking rival

Federal prosecutors say the team may have stolen closely guarded information from the Houston Astros.

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in Local

Mike Madigan, Star of the Small Screen

House speaker says Rauner television barrage does not faze him.

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Oh no! We might not have enough Turkeys for Thanksgiving

The U.S.D.A.'s turkey report shows a significant decline in the number of young turkeys, suggesting supplies of fresh whole birds may tighten this Turkey Day.

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in Sports

Swiss AG: 53 possible money-laundering cases in FIFA probe

Banks in Switzerland have reported dozens of possible acts of money-laundering in the investigation of FIFA's 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.

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in Sports

Warriors in a Golden State as title drought ends

The Golden State Warriors clinched their first NBA title since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, June 17.

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in National

House buys time on trade bill until July 30

Lawmakers extended a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, June 17

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Viral Videos

First ‘textual’ experiences

Forget first dates ... first "textual experiences" are even more important nowadays!

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: June 17

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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in Local

Child Drowns in Pool at Springfield Home

Authorities say a young child has died after drowning in a pool.

6-16-15 Springfield City Council

in Local

City Council Rejects Funding for Student Housing

It took nearly three hours worth of discussion, and perhaps 200 union representatives in the crowd to dissuade them.

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in Local

Milkman Cometh to Central Illinois Foodbank

Milk does a body good, and it's also doing the the Central Illinois Foodbank plenty of good.

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in Entertainment

‘Jurassic World’ chews up Monday movie record

The blockbuster raked in more than $25 million in a single day.

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in Local

Edgar to Rauner, Madigan: Play Nice

Former Governor Jim Edgar has an idea for how lawmakers can get past the current budget impasse: start playing nice.

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in Viral Videos

You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

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This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

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Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

in Entertainment

Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

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Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.

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Pamela Anderson launches online culinary show as she preps vegan cookbook

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The former "Baywatch" beauty has launched a blog featuring video tutorials on how to cook up healthy green meals.