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3 weeks ago in Music

Rock Hall welcomes 2016 class

Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, and California rappers N.W.A. were all honored during a ceremony in NYC.

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3 weeks ago in Local

April 29th is Tax Freedom Day for Illinois

Illinoisans will have to work until April 29 to pay off their tax burdens this year, according to a national…

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3 weeks ago in Local

State Lawmakers Look to Hold the Line on Pension Abuse

Three new bills, all headed for a full vote in the Illinois House of Representatives, would restrict who qualifies for pensions, stop employees from trying to earn two pensions at once and call public attention to spiking the value of a pension right before retirement.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

3 weeks ago in Local

Prosecutors Detail Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Hastert

Prosecutors in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case are seeking up to six months in prison for the former U.S. House speaker.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Officers of the Polish Army See How Things are Done in Illinois

Officers with the Polish Army have been visiting Illinois, for a “lessons learned” session in Chicago and Springfield.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Suspect in Murder of former Springfield Dentist Detained in Mexico

Brenda Delgado is facing capitol murder charges pending extradition to the U.S.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Hardcore Henry’ is technically savvy but not much fun

The action is relentless, violent, and eventually tiresome. The film essentially becomes a first person shooter game set to autopilot, much more successful as a technical achievement than resonant narrative.

Villanova players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

3 weeks ago in Sports

The week’s top sports shots

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

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3 weeks ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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

A fishing boat heads out to sea while a pedestrian walks along a jetty as the sun rises, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Bal Harbour, Fla. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in the area will reach the upper 70's. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

3 weeks ago in National

Making headlines this week

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

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘The Boss,’ ‘Hardcore Henry’ highlight box office offerings

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

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3 weeks ago in National

Cost of mailing a letter drops to 47 cents beginning Sunday

The cost of mailing a letter is going down.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Tracing the birth of baseball

Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Ciara and Ludacris to host Billboard Awards

The "Goodies "singer is joining the rapper/actor, who is hosting the music show for the third consecutive year.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Mariah Carey takes out $70M insurance policy … on her body

Mariah Carey has allegedly insured her voice for $35 million ... and the rest of her for

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

Watch NBA TV for free this weekend

NBA fans who don't have NBA TV will catch a break — and a chance to see history — this weekend.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle, Weird

Pay your taxes, buy a Slurpee at the 7-Eleven

It may sound like a strange idea — but it's part of an IRS effort to provide new ways to pay taxes for those who don't have a bank account or credit card.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Organizers unveil 4 candidates for logo of 2020 Olympics

The designs were selected from 14,599 entries in a contest open to the public.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Big apple chill: Cold snap could nip fruit in bud

The late-season Arctic blast in the East could take a big bite from their budding crops.

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3 weeks ago in Music

N.W.A. won’t perform at Rock Hall induction

The surviving four members of the groundbreaking band will take to the stage to accept their latest honour at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, but they've opted not to play any of the hits that helped them get there.

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17 hours ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

2 days ago in Music

This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

2 days 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.

2 days 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.

3 days 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.