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3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 18

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


3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

‘God is a Boob Man’

In this "Saturday Night Live" sketch, one woman fights to prove, once and for all, that God is straight.


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 18

A look back at Hollywood history.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Munger to Lawmakers: I’m Not Paying You First

Treating lawmaker pay like a state bill.


3 weeks ago in Entertainment, National

Tax Day deals

You've filed your taxes, now give your wallet a break.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Prisons Chief: Illinois Needs Rethinking on Drug Offenders

Acting agency Director John Baldwin spoke at the 13th annual Southern Illinois Drug Awareness Conference.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Mechanicsburg Man in Jail Over Neighborhood Dispute Regarding the Sangamon River

Other neighbors involved were also alleged to have had weapons present at the dispute.


3 weeks ago in Local

Proposal Could Mean Illinois Drivers Taxed by Mile

A new proposal could tax Illinois drivers by the mile and mean devices are used to track the distance they travel.


3 weeks ago in Music

TOP 10: Count down the hottest tracks this week

The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending April 16.

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3 weeks ago in Local

State Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Halt Double Dipping with Pensions

One Northern Illinois lawmaker aims to change that to stop situations.


3 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Voters May Decide on Fate of Lt. Gov’s Office in November

Lieutenant Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti could be the last Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.


3 weeks ago in Local

Ethanol Fuel Debate Continues

Both sides of the debate over renewable fuels more or less squared off in an Illinois Senate committee room in…

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

U of I to Consider Replacement Mascot

Nine years after the University of Illinois retired Chief Illiniwek a student committee is recommending that the school consider a replacement.

Jack McCullough

3 weeks ago in Local

Judge Tosses 1957 Murder Conviction

Judge William P. Brady on Friday vacated the conviction of Jack McCullough and ordered him to be freed.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Dogs Seized, Arrests Made Over Dog-fighting Ring

An investigation into dog fighting by authorities in northwestern Illinois has resulted in two arrests and the seizing of 58 dogs.


3 weeks ago in Local

Cook County Releases Jail Abuse Tapes

The sheriff who oversees one of the nation's most crowded jails has voluntarily released video showing half a dozen incidents of excessive force.


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

AMC sends movie theater texting idea ‘to cutting room floor’

The AMC movie theater chain ditched the idea of allowing movie-goers to text while watching films.


3 weeks ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.


3 weeks ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

Fields of canola bloom extend into the horizon as Bob Calvey looks under the hood of a 1949 Pontiac which sits at his salvage yard, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in Oak Grove, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

3 weeks ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here


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

12 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment


Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

13 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name


Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

13 hours ago in Music

Jennifer Lopez goes country with Jennifer Nettles


The Sugarland star recruited the "Booty" singer for a song called "My House," which features on Nettles' new solo album, "Playing With Fire," due out on May 13.

13 hours ago in Music

Justin Timberlake drops new single ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’


The pop superstar hasn't released any music since his 2013 album "The 20/20 Experience," choosing to take some time off to enjoy life with his wife Jessica Biel their son Silas.